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LABAN

LABAN

Composer: Lowell Mason (1830)
Published in 188 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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

Composer: Lowell Mason (1830)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 34555 15321 76534
Key: C Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #717
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4464
Text: My Soul, Be on Thy Guard
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4622
Text: Now from the World Withdrawn
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5134
Text: O Lord Our God, Arise!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #717Tune InfoScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #217
Hymns of Faith #466TextPage Scan
Hymns to the Living God #248TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2905Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #4464TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4622TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5134TextScoreAudio
The New National Baptist Hymnal #190
The New National Baptist Hymnal #389
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #147b
Timeless Truths #233TextAudio
Include 176 pre-1979 instances



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