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Composer: Pierre Marie François de Sales Baillot

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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

Composer: Pierre Marie François de Sales Baillot (1830)
Arranger: Lowell Mason (1832)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Incipit: 55531 55345 65713
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Guide me, O my great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

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Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy

Come, ye sinners, poor and needy,
Weak and wounded, sick and sore!
Jesus ready stands to save you,
Full of pity, love and power.
He is able, He is able, He is able,
He is willing, doubt no more!

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God is in His holy temple

God is in His holy temple,
All the earth keep silence here;
Worship Him in truth and spirit,
Reverence Him with godly fear;
Holy, holy,
Lord of Hosts, our Lord, appear.

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Instances

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Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #303aPage Scan
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #219Page Scan
Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #305Page Scan
Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #185Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #522Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #367Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #188Page Scan
The Hymnal : published in 1895 and revised in 1911 by authority of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America : with the supplement of 1917 #534bPage Scan
The National Hymn Book of the American Churches: comprising the hymns which are common to the hymnaries of the Baptists, Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians... #79Page Scan
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #137Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #31Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #32Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #201Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #202Page Scan
Worship in the School Room: a manual of devotion intended especially for the school, also adapted to the family #312Page Scan
Young Men's Christian Association Hymn and Tune Book #102Page Scan
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