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Author: Henry Lowell Mason
ISBN: 0404130356
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Pages 118 pages
Publisher Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1976)
Language English
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by Henry Lowell Mason


Lowell Mason (January 8, 1792 – August 11, 1872) was a leading figure in American church music, the composer of over 1600 hymn tunes, many of which are often sung today

Lowell Mason (January 8, 1792 – August 11, 1872) was a leading figure in American church music, the composer of over 1600 hymn tunes, many of which are often sung today. His best-known work includes an arrangement of Joy to the World and the tune Bethany, which sets the hymn text Nearer, My God, to Thee.

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In 1827 Lowell Mason became president and conductor of the Handel and Haydn Society.

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. The book soon sprang into universal popularity, being at once adopted by the singing schools of New England, and through this means entering into the church choirs, to whom it opened up a higher field of harmonic beauty. In 1827 Lowell Mason became president and conductor of the Handel and Haydn Society.

Books from the extended shelves: Mason, Henry Lowell, 1861-: Hymn tunes of Lowell Mason, a bibliography (Cambridge, Mass.

The BBC artist page for Lowell Mason. Lowell Mason (January 8, 1792 – August 11, 1872) was a leading figure in American church music, the composer of over 1600 hymn tunes, many of which are often sung today. Find the best clips, watch programmes, catch up on the news, and read the latest Lowell Mason interviews.

Mason, Lowell, and Mason, Timothy . .New e. rev. and corr. Cincinnati, OH: Truman and Smith, 1835. Mason, Henry L. Hymn-Tunes of Lowell Mason, a Bibliography. Metcalf, Samuel L. Kentucky Harmonist. Cincinnati, OH: Morgan, Lodge, 1818. The Methodist Hymnal. New York: Methodist Book Concern, 1905. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1944. Forestville, CA: Privately printed, 1965. Music, David . ed. A Selection of Shape-Note Folk Hymns.

William Mason was a famous composer, and Lowell Jr. and Henry founded a famous organ company. Mason’s objective as a hymnwriter was to get tunes paired with hymns, and some of his most famous pairings are tunes he only identified, rather than wrote

William Mason was a famous composer, and Lowell Jr. Mason also mentored the young William B. Bradbury, another famous hymnwriter, and found him a couple of music jobs. Despite losing his school job, Mason remained active in the Boston music scene until 1851. Mason’s objective as a hymnwriter was to get tunes paired with hymns, and some of his most famous pairings are tunes he only identified, rather than wrote. He took an aria from the Handel Opera, Siroe, and made the tune most famous as the music for Joy to the World. A tune most likely written by Mozart became the music for His Matchless Worth (included here).

Lowell Mason Lowell Mason (1792-1872), American music educator, tune-book compiler, and composer . T. Seward, The Educational Work of Dr. L. M. (Boston, 1885); H. Mason, Hymn Tunes of ., A Bibliography (Cambridge, Mass

Lowell Mason Lowell Mason (1792-1872), American music educator, tune-book compiler, and composer, was called the "father of singing among the children. He was the outstanding American music educator for over half a century and was the leading reformer of American church music T., A Bibliography (Cambridge, Mass. 1944); idem, L. An Appreciation of His Life and Work (. 1944); A. Rich, L. The Father of Singing among the Children (Chapel Hill, ., 1946); C Pemberton, L.

The Lowell Mason Foundation leads a grassroots community effort, in conjunction with music educators, to create a Lowell Mason museum and music education . A tune from Mason's Handbook for the Boston Academy.

The Lowell Mason Foundation leads a grassroots community effort, in conjunction with music educators, to create a Lowell Mason museum and music education center. He spent the first part of his adulthood in Sunday school for black children in America. Following an earlier British model, Mason embarked on producing a classical music. Mason's hymnal was highly successful. He first had published it anonymously, as he felt that his main career was as a banker, and he hoped not to damage his career prospects.

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