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Arranged: Lowell Mason (1839)
Published in 140 hymnals

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

Arranged: 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

Arranged: Lowell Mason (1839)
Meter: D
Incipit: 12333 21215 13555


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #849
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4493
Text: Now Be the Gospel Banner
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #4770
Text: O Day of Rest and Gladness
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #849ScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #357
Hymnal: A Worship Book #641
Living Hymns #5
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #100Page Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #383
Small Church Music #2032Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #4493TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #4770TextScoreAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #392TextPage Scan
Include 130 pre-1979 instances
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