MENDEBRAS

Arranger: 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: MENDEBRAS
Arranger: Lowell Mason (1839)
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 12333 21215 13555
Key: E♭ Major
Source: German melody
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • A Musical Gift Book 2: 20 Organ Preludes on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Darcey Press (1996) pp. 4
  • Preludes for Fifty-five Well-known Hymn Tunes: Modeled after the Free Organ Accompaniments of T. Tertius Noble
    Composer/Editor Howard D. McKinney
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1967) pp. 18
  • Ashford's Hymn Voluntaries No. 2: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries Based on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1910) pp. 92

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 65
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 51
  • Free Organ Accompaniments to One Hundred Well-known Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor T. Tertius Noble
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1946) pp. 98

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist Volume 7 Number 5 May 1991: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Edward Broughton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1991) pp. 28

Media

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

Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #849

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #177

Himnos de la Iglesia #357

Hymnal #641

Living Hymns #5

Page Scan

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #100

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #383

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4493

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4770

TextPage Scan

Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #392

TextPage Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #65C

TextPage Scan

Trinity Psalter Hymnal #153

TextPage Scan

ترانيم الإيمان #204

تسابيح المحبة #338

Include 199 pre-1979 instances
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