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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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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #185

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #522

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Songs of Praise with Tunes #188

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Young Men's Christian Association Hymn and Tune Book #102

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