Composer: Lowell Mason
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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

Title: WORK SONG (Mason)
Composer: Lowell Mason
Meter: D
Incipit: 53455 65111 12353
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Evangelistic Piano Hymnal: Over 270 stylistic arrangements with "runs" and "fill-ins"
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1976) pp. 126

Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 101 Number 6 January 1998: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Steven Scott
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1998) pp. 76
  • Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Lexicon Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 54
  • Contemporary Organ Settings of Familiar Hymns
    Composer/Editor Sharon Elery Rogers
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1967) pp. 28
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Four: Preludes, Offertories, and Postludes
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1967) pp. 57
  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 18
  • Seven Preludes or Postludes on Lowell Mason Hymns: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Seth Bingham
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company, Inc. (1945) pp. 29
  • Ashford's Hymn Voluntaries No. 2: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries Based on Familiar Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Emma Louise Ashford
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1910) pp. 69

Piano Solo

  • Songs of Glory: Advanced Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Peter Davis
    Published By: SoundForth (2008) pp. 36
  • Creative Keyboard's Complete Church Pianist: Hymn Arrangements for Every Occasion
    Composer/Editor Gail Smith
    Published By: Creative Keyboard Publications (2000) pp. 108
  • Let the Lower Lights Be Burning: Piano Solos for Intermediate Level Pianists
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2000) pp. 27
  • HymnNotes 3 Intermediate Level: HN203
    Composer/Editors David G. Parker; Joan Love Parker
    Published By: C & L Enterprises, Inc. (1995) pp. 16
  • Sunday Evening Praise: 35 Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1991) pp. 20
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 180
  • Gospel Cameos: A Set of Distinctive Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor John W. Schaum
    Published By: Schaum Publications, Inc. (1968) pp. 18
  • Sacred Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Shattinger International Publications (1967) pp. 128
  • Clayton Piano Melodies No. 2: For Your Playing and Listening Inspiration
    Composer/Editor Norman J. Clayton
    Published By: The Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company (1965) pp. 14
  • Concert Hymn Transcriptions: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1959) pp. 14
  • Concert Hymns: Transcriptions for Piano
    Composer/Editors Chester Nordman; Charles Hansen Education Music & Books
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1959) pp. 14
  • The Church Pianist: 32 Arrangements of Appropriate Selections
    Composer/Editor Mabel Miller Sturgis
    Published By: The Standard Publishing Company (1936) pp. 14

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns We Love: Vocal / Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Sears
    Published By: Robbins Music Corporation (1968) pp. 58


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