WATCHMAN (Mason)

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: WATCHMAN (Mason)
Composer: Lowell Mason (1830)
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Incipit: 12323 45535 65321
Key: D Major/F Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • The Art of Hymn Playing 2nd edition: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2006) pp. 156
  • Free Organ Accompaniments to One Hundred Well-known Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor T. Tertius Noble
    Published By: J. Fischer & Brothers (1946) pp. 71

Organ Solo

  • 6 Hymn Settings for Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1999) pp. 14
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 59 Number 3 January 1996: A Bi-monthly Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 28
  • The Organist's Library Volume 20
    Composer/Editor John M. Rasley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 28
  • Eight Meditations on Advent and Christmas Hymns: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Peter Pindar Stearns
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1983) pp. 13
  • Seven Preludes or Postludes on Lowell Mason Hymns: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Seth Bingham
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1945) pp. 14

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #721
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7125
Text: Watchman, Tell Us of the Night
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 100 of 118)
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Association Hymn Book #205

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #51

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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #355

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Christ in Song #901

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #721

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Christian Science Hymnal #146

Christian Science Hymnal (Rev. and enl.) #368

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Christian Service Songs #73

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Christian Song #124

Christian Worship #183

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Church Service Hymns #365

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Concordia #191

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El Himnario Evangelico #99

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Elmhurst Hymnal #O47

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Evangelical Hymnal #483

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Evangelical Hymnal #627

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Fellowship Hymns #260

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Gems of Christmas Song #53

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Gloria Deo #540

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Himnario Cristiano para uso de las Iglesias Evangélicas #15

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #77

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #78

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Himnario provisional con los cánticos #36

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #678

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #679

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Hymnal Amore Dei #223

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #98

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #188

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Hymnal for American Youth #231

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Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #57

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Hymns for Praise and Service #307

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Hymns for the Living Age #113

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Hymns of Blessing for the Living Church #327

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Hymns of the Christian Life #108

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Hymns of the Church #287

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Hymns of Worship and Service #403

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Hymns of Worship and Service #403

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Hymns of Worship and Service #316

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Joy to the World #46

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Joyful Sound #153

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Life and Service Hymns #327

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Life-Time Hymns #179

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Linden Harp #144

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New Awakening Songs #139

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New Baptist Hymnal #263

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New Songs for Service #195

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 3 #111

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #111

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Praise Songs #229

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #1137

Psalter Hymnal (Blue) #91

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Reformed Press Hymnal #223

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Rejoice in the Lord #168

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Sacred Hymns and Tunes #339

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Sacred Hymns and Tunes #340

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #133

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #133

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #134

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Sacred Songs For Public Worship #134

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Sacred Trio #451

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Service Book and Hymnal of the Lutheran Church in America #525

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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #194

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Seth Parker's Hymnal #44

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Showers of Blessing #153

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Small Church Music #1901

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Songs for Children #162

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Songs of Life #112

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #110

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The Abingdon Song Book #224

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The Academic Hymnal #195

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The American Vocalist #233

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The Beacon Hymnal #204

The Beacon Song and Service book #212

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The Best of All #282

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The Best Standard Songs #80

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The Brethren Hymnal #179

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The Century Hymnal #331

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The Chapel Hymnal #189

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The Church Hymnal #331b

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The Cyber Hymnal #7125

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The Evangelical Hymnal #410

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The Haverford School Hymnal #189

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The Hymnal #393

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The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #440a

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The Hymnal #106

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The Methodist Hymnal #636b

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The National Hymn Book of the American Churches #142

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The New Harmonia Sacra #281

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The New Living Hymns (Living Hymns No. 2) #387

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The Parish School Hymnal #12

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The Primitive Methodist Church Hymnal #483

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The Psalter #136

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The Sacred Harp or Eclectic Harmony #188

Pages

Exclude 114 pre-1979 instances
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