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OAK

OAK

Composer: Lowell Mason (1834)
Published in 74 hymnals


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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

Title: OAK
Composer: Lowell Mason (1834)
Meter: 6.4.6.4.6.6.6.4
Incipit: 11232 12171
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

I'm But a Stranger Here

I'm but a stranger here,
Heaven is my home;
Earth is a desert drear;
Heaven is my home:
Danger and sorrow stand
Round me on every hand;
Heaven is my fatherland,
Heaven is my home.

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Something for Jesus

Savior, Thy dying love
Thou gavest me,
Nor should I aught withhold,
Dear Lord, from Thee:
In love my soul would bow,
My heart fulfill its vow,
Some off'ring bring Thee now,
Something for Thee.

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Timeline

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymns and Their Variations: For All Organs
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 51

Organ Solo

  • Ashford's Hymn Voluntaries No. 1: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries Based on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1901) pp. 74

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4626
Text: Now I Have Found a Friend
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6448
Text: Sing Ye the Songs of Praise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #627

Glaubenslieder #381

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #445

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #529

Audio

Small Church Music #2817

Audio

Small Church Music #5389

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4626

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6448

Include 66 pre-1979 instances
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