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NASHVILLE (Mason)

NASHVILLE (Mason)

Adapter: Lowell Mason
Published in 24 hymnals


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

Adapter: 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

Adapter: Lowell Mason
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13455 66553 51566

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1345
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2456
Text: How Lovely Are Thy Tents, O Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1345ScoreAudio
Common Praise (1998) #346TextPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #166
Praises We Sing (2nd ed.) #8
Small Church Music #6729Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #2456TextScoreAudio
Include 18 pre-1979 instances
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