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PAXTANG

PAXTANG

Composer: Robert Lowry
Published in 6 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PAXTANG
Composer: Robert Lowry
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8 with refrain
Incipit: 13355 56311 13323
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Attentive Waiting

To you, O Lord, I lift my eyes,
to you enthroned above the skies.
As servants watch their master's hand,
or maidens by their mistress stand,
so to the Lord our eyes we raise,
until his mercy he displays.

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If my disciple thou wouldst be

Why should I fear in evil days

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6960
Text: To Thee, O Lord, I Lift Mine Eyes
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7674
Text: Why Should I Fear in Evil Days?
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #11885
Text: Take Up The Cross
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6960

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7674

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #11885

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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