Composer: Lowell Mason
Published in 22 hymnals

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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
Incipit: 55432 12334 32134
Key: F Major


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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ينبوع جود من دم زاك جرى

Ye dying sons of men


The Cyber Hymnal #7823
Text: Ye Waiting Souls, Arise
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The Cyber Hymnal #10256
Text: Ye Dying Sons Of Men
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The Cyber Hymnal #11697
Text: The Work That Saves
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Instances (1 - 22 of 22)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bible Songs: consisting of selections from the psalms, set to music, suitable for Sabbath Schools, Prayer Meetings, etc. #33Page Scan
Book of Hymns and Tunes, comprising the psalms and hymns for the worship of God, approved by the general assembly of 1866, arranged with appropriate tunes... by authority of the assembly of 1873 #265aPage Scan
Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #48TextPage Scan
Carmina for the Sunday School and Social Worship #279Page Scan
Carmina Sacra: or, Boston Collection of Church Music: comprising the most popular psalm and hymn tunes in eternal use together with a great variety of new tunes, chants, sentences, motetts... #189Page Scan
Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #211TextPage Scan
Hymnal and Order of Service: for churches and Sunday-schools #163TextPage Scan
Okodakiciye Wakan Odowan Qa Okna Ahiyayapi Kta Ho Kin/Hymnal with Tunes and Chants According to the Use of the Episcopal Church in the Missions among the Dakotas #152b
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #142Page Scan
Songs of Praise with Tunes #170Page Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #7823TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10256TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11697TextScoreAudio
The National Baptist Hymnal: arranged for use in churches, Sunday schools, and young people's socieities (5th ed. Rev.) #229Page Scan
The National Hymn Book of the American Churches: comprising the hymns which are common to the hymnaries of the Baptists, Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians... #158Page Scan
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #57Page Scan
The Psalter: with responsive readings #358TextPage Scan
The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book: for the service of song in the house of the Lord #63aPage Scan
The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony: a collection of church music, consisting of a great variety of psalm and hymn tunes, anthems, sacred songs and chants...(New ed., Rev. and Corr.) #118aPage Scan
كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #132TextPage Scan
مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #130TextPage Scan
مزامير وتسابيح وأغاني روحية #189TextPage Scan
Exclude 19 pre-1979 instances
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