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FARNHAM (Mason)

FARNHAM (Mason)

Composer: Lowell Mason (1841)
Published in 10 hymnals


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Composer: Lowell Mason

Dr. Lowell Mason (the degree was conferred by the University of New York) is justly called the father of American church music; and by his labors were founded the germinating principles of national musical intelligence and knowledge, which afforded a soil upon which all higher musical culture has been founded. To him we owe some of our best ideas in religious church music, elementary musical education, music in the schools, the popularization of classical chorus singing, and the art of teaching music upon the Inductive or Pestalozzian plan. More than that, we owe him no small share of the respect which the profession of music enjoys at the present time as contrasted with the contempt in which it was held a century or more ago. In fact, the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FARNHAM (Mason)
Composer: Lowell Mason (1841)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 13217 13234 43211
Key: F Major
Source: Carmina Sacra, 1841
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Waiting in the Sanctuary

Ye glittering toys of earth, adieu

Ye glittering toys of earth, adieu,
A nobler choice be mine;
A real prize attracts my view,
A treasure all divine.

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The Rest of Faith

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7755
Text: Ye Glittering Toys of Earth, Adieu
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9502
Text: Great God! Thy Vast And Deep Designs
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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The Cyber Hymnal #7755

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The Cyber Hymnal #9502

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