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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

Composer: Lowell Mason
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Incipit: 12334 32712 43211
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #853
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5874
Text: Safely Through Another Week
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #853ScoreAudio
Living Hymns #6
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #384
Small Church Music #2033Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #5874TextScoreAudio
The New National Baptist Hymnal #43
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #391TextPage Scan
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #223
Include 112 pre-1979 instances



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