MEDITATION (Lewis)

Composer: Freeman Lewis

Freeman Lewis USA 1780-1859. Born at Basking Ridge, NJ, he became a surveyor, writer, and traveling school teacher who played the organ and wrote music on the side. His family moved to Fayette, PA, in 1796. In 1809 he married Rebecca A Craft, and they had 11 children: Runyan, David, George, James, John, William, Levi. Alpheus, Thomas, Margaret, and Mary Ann. Three died young (of flux and scarlet fever). He compiled and published a book of camp meeting hymns and other sacred music:”The beauties of harmony” (1813-16-18), which included some of his own compositions. An appendix to it contained explanations of musical terms amd rules and principles of composition. These were sometimes used in singing schools. He also served as cou… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: MEDITATION (Lewis)
Composer: Freeman Lewis
Meter: 11.8.11.8
Incipit: 11234 56543 22151
Key: D♭ Major
Source: Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Also published as "DULCIMER" (e.g. LDS1985), "BELOVED", and "DAVIS"

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #372
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5386
Text: O Thou in Whose Presence
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5740
Text: Redeemer of Israel
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Timeless Truths #427
Text: O Thou in Whose Presence
  • O_Thou_in_Whose_Presence.pdf (PDF)
  • O_Thou_in_Whose_Presence.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 28 of 28)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #422

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #83

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #372

Discipleship Ministries Collection #67

Discipleship Ministries Collection #193

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Hymns of Faith #439

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Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #6

Hymns of the Saints #313

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Hymns to the Living God #331

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One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #536

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #36

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #349

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Small Church Music #1221

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Small Church Music #2578

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The Cyber Hymnal #5386

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The Cyber Hymnal #5740

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The United Methodist Hymnal #518

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The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #46

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #47

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Timeless Truths #427

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Total Praise #425

Voices #52

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ترانيم الإيمان #273

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ترانيم الإيمان #328

تسابيح المحبة #386

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نظم المرامير #6

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نظم المرامير #173

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نظم المرامير #363

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