BOYLSTON

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 (1832)
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 53456 51176 65534
Key: C Major

Texts

A Charge to Keep I Have

A charge to keep I have,
A God to glorify!
A never-dying soul to save,
And fit it for the sky;

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Blest Be the Tie That Binds

Blest be the tie that binds
our hearts in Christian love;
the fellowship of kindred minds
is like to that above.

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Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #521
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #27
Text: And Can I Yet Delay?
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #172
Text: And Let Our Bodies Part
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The Cyber Hymnal #794
Text: A Charge to Keep I Have
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #2372
Text: The Holy Ghost Is Here
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The Cyber Hymnal #2427
Text: His Be the Victor's Name
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #3575
Text: Lord, at This Closing Hour
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
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The Cyber Hymnal #5330
Text: O Save Me by Thy Name
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The Cyber Hymnal #8051
Text: The Resignation
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
The United Methodist Hymnal #413
Text: A Charge to Keep I Have
Worship and Rejoice #588
Text: A Charge to Keep I Have

Instances

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Chalice Hymnal #404TextAudioPage Scan
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #521ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #494TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #420TextPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #479TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #649TextPage Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #666Text
Rejoice Hymns #396
Rejoice in the Lord #407TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #315Audio
Small Church Music #1927Audio
The Celebration Hymnal: songs and hymns for worship #666TextPage Scan
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #726
The Cyber Hymnal #27TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #172TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #719Text
The Cyber Hymnal #794TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2372TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #2427TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3575TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #5330TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #8051TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #448TextPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal #413TextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement #46Text
The Worshiping Church #659TextFlexScorePage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #588TextScoreAudio
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