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: ROCKINGHAM (Mason)
Composer: Lowell Mason (1830)
Incipit: 17123 53232 16512
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 55 Hymn Intonations
    Composer/Editor Harald Rohlig
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1962) pp. 41

Organ Solo

  • Twelve Hymn-tune Preludes: (With or Without Pedals)
    Composer/Editor Robert Groves
    Published By: Elkin & Company, Ltd. pp. 18


Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #234

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #510

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #197

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #468


Small Church Music #5019


Small Church Music #6271


The Cyber Hymnal #4297


The Cyber Hymnal #4629


The Cyber Hymnal #4997

The New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition #21t

The Psalter for Christian Worship #5

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نظم المرامير #393

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