WARD (Scottish)

WARD (Scottish)

Arranger: Lowell Mason (1830)
Published in 115 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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

Arranger: Lowell Mason (1830)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 55U1D 7U1D5 65555 5(U1)
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Scottish melody
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #722
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1779
Text: God Is the Refuge of His Saints
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3224
Text: Jesus! Dear Name, How Sweet It Sounds!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #3563
Text: Let All That Breathe, Jehovah Praise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5835
Text: 水禮歌 (Buried in baptism with our Lord)
  • PDF Score (PDF)
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