ZEBULON

ZEBULON

Composer: Lowell Mason
Published in 18 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

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: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 55432 12334 32134
Key: F Major or modal

Texts

Ye dying sons of men

O Thou that hearest prayer, Attend our humble cry

O Thou that hearest prayer,
Attend our humble cry;
And let Thy servants share
Thy blessings from on high;
We plead the presence of Thy word;
Grant us Thy Holy Spirit, Lord.

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Awake, ye saints, awake, And hail this sacred day

Awake, ye saints, awake,
And hail this sacred day;
In loftiest songs of praise
Your joyful homage pay:
Welcome the day that God hath blest,
The type of heaven's eternal rest.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7823
Text: Ye Waiting Souls, Arise
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10256
Text: Ye Dying Sons Of Men
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #7823TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10256TextScoreAudio
Include 16 pre-1979 instances



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