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Mason's Book of Chants



Number59
StatusIncluded
Full TitleMason's Book of Chants
Author(s)Mason, Lowell
PublisherMason Brothers, New York
Year of Publication1856
ISBN
Pointed text includedYes; language: English; Version: King James
Chants numbered continuouslyYes
Chants assigned to PsalmsYes
Formatpdf
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Table of Contents


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p-n T Key Composer Finger
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Psalms/
Notes
5-1 S G Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   2 8
6-2 S A Mason, Lowell   -2  -1   5   0  -2 5, Isaiah 55(1, 7), Isaiah 59(1, 2), Ezekiel 33(11)
8-3 S E♭ Mason, Lowell    3  -1  -2   7   0 2
9-4 S G Mason, Lowell    5  -1  -2  -2   7 97
10-5 S D Mason, Lowell    1  -1  -2   2   1 1, 37(10-11; 18)
11-6 S d Mason, Lowell    0   2   1   2   2 90(1-12)
12-7 S D Tallis, Thomas    0  -2   2   0  -2 3, 85
13-8 S d Mason, Lowell    0   3  -1   0   1 61(1-4), Isaiah 53(3-6)
14-9 S A Mason, Lowell   -2  -1   5   0  -2 13, 94(17-19; 22), 116(1-8; 12-19)
16-10 S F Mason, Lowell    4   1   2  -7   5 96
17-11 S G Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1   1  -5 33(1-12)
18-12 S A Mason, Lowell    2   3   0   0  -1 65(1-7)
19-13 S D Mason, Lowell    0   2   2   1   2 95
20-14 S G Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   2 24, 30, 66(1-4; 13-14; 16-20), 84, 99, 115(9-18), 118(1-6; 8-9; 29), 145(1-7; 8-13; 14-21), 147(12-20), Isaiah 60(1-5), Revelation 5(10-13), Revelation 4, 5 (Dignus es)(8-11)
27-15 S C Mason, Lowell    5   4  -2  -7   9 150
28-16 S D Mason, Lowell    4   3   5  -3  -2 Revelation 21(3-4), Revelation(15,3-4; 19, 1-2; 19, 5)
30-17 X D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2   0   1 14
Note: Irregular Single chant: first half 6 bars with whole notes.
31-18 S A Mason, Lowell    0  -1   1   4   1 15, 37
32-19 S g Mason, Lowell    2   1  -1  -2   3 20
33-20 S E Mason, Lowell    0  -1  -2   2   1 26
34-21 S a Mason, Lowell    0  -2  -2   2   2 33(13-22)
35-22 S e Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   1 39(4-13)
36-23 X G Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1  -2  -2 Isaiah 40(9-11; 31)
Note: Irregular single chant: second half 5 bars
36-24 S D Mason, Lowell    8  -8  -2   2   5 122
37-25 S G Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1   0   1 122
38-26 S A Mason, Lowell    2  -2   5   0   2 27
39-27 S g Mason, Lowell   -1  -3  -1   4   1 Micha 7(18-20)
40-28 S e Mason, Lowell    3  -1  -2   2   0 14
40-29 S A Mason, Lowell    2  -4   7  -3  -2 73(25-28), 130
41-30 S D Mason, Lowell    0   2   2   0  -2 73(25-28), 130
42-31 S D Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2  -3   1 Magnificat (Luke 1, 46-55)
43-32-a X G Mason, Lowell    2   0   2   0  -2 66(1-2; 7-8)
Note: Irregular double chant: first and third quarter only 2 bars
43-32-b X G Mason, Lowell    2  -2   0   0   0 67(3-6)
44-33 S A Mason, Lowell    5   2   2  -4  -3 Isaiah 55(6-9)
Note: Print error: bar 3 alto should be E, not D
44-34 S A Mason, Lowell    7  -3   1  -3   8 Isaiah 42(1-4)
45-35 S G Mason, Lowell    4  -4   2   0   2 Isaiah 51(9-11), Jeremiah 33(11a; 14-16)
46-36 S a Mason, Lowell    3  -1  -2   0   0 42, 51(1-4; 10-13), 80
49-37 S G Mason, Lowell    0   2  -3   0   1 32(1-2; 5; 10-11), 93
50-38 S A Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   2   1 34(15-22)
50-39 S g Mason, Lowell    0   5  -1   1   0 103(8-14)
51-40 S G Mason, Lowell    0  -3  -2   2   0 Isaiah 26(1-4)
52-41 S F Mason, Lowell    3   0  -1   1   2 90(13-17), 139(1-12; 23-24)
53-42 S D Mason, Lowell    1  -1  -2   5   2 37(35-39)
54-43 S D Mason, Lowell   -4   2   2   0  -2 40(11-17)
55-44 S D Mason, Lowell   -2  -2   2   2  -2 Revelation 14(13), Revelation 1(5), Revelation 20(6)
56-45 S F Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1   0   1 Habakkuk 3(1-2)
56-46 S F Mason, Lowell    0   2   1   2   2 Habakkuk 3(3-10)
57-47 X D Mason, Lowell    5   2   2  -2   0 77(16-20), Habakkuk 3(11-14)
58-48 S F Mason, Lowell    4   5  -2  -5   2 118(14-15; 19-21; 29)
58-49 S c Mason, Lowell   -4  -3   7   0   0 118(22-29)
59-50 S A Mason, Lowell    5  -1  -2   0   5 126
60-51 S g Mason, Lowell    1   2  -2  -1   7 43
60-52 S D Mason, Lowell   -3  -4   2   7   2 57(5; 7-11)
61-53 S G Aldrich, Henry    1   2   2  -7   2 72(6-7; 2; 8; 17)
62-54 S A Mason, Lowell    5   4  -2   0   2 Isaiah 9(2; 6; 7)
62-55 S D Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   5  -3 Luke 2(14)
63-56 S G Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   5   0 73
64-57 S d Mason, Lowell    3  -3   7   0   0 Joel 2(1-3; 10-11)
64-58 S F Mason, Lowell    4   0  -2  -3   1 Joel 2(12-13)
65-59 S A Mason, Lowell    2   5  -3   1   2 37(1-6; 8-9)
66-60 S A Mason, Lowell   -2  -1   5   0  -2 25(1-10), 34(9-14), Ezekiel 18(26-32)
68-61 S B♭ Mason, Lowell   -3  -4   7   7   2 87, 89(15-18)
69-62 S G Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   4  -4 65(8-13), 135(1-2; 19-21)
70-63 S D Mason, Lowell    3  -3  -2   2   3 25(11-22), 128
71-64-a S E♭ Mason, Lowell    4  -2  -2   2   0 Luke 2(8-11)
71-64-b S E♭ Mason, Lowell    4  -2  -2   2  -2 25(13-14)
72-65 S d Mason, Lowell    3  -1  -2   2   5 46(1-3; 6-9)
72-66 S D Mason, Lowell    1  -1  -2   0   2 46(4-5; 10-11)
73-67 S A Mason, Lowell    2   2  -2  -2   7 103(19-22), 105(1-6)
73-68 S c Mason, Lowell   -4  -3   7   4   1 103(19-22), 105(1-6)
Note: Print error in penultimate bar: natural sign should be on second alto note, not treble.
73-69 S G Mason, Lowell    2   2   1  -3   2 103(19-22), 105(1-6)
74-70 S D Mason, Lowell    2   2   1  -3  -2 103(19-22), 105(1-6)
75-71 S D Mason, Lowell    4   3   5  -3  -2 29(1-3a; 4-5; 7-8a; 9b-11), 103(1-4)
76-72 S G Mason, Lowell   -5   2  -2   4   1 40(1-4), 85(8-12)
107-73 X G Mason, Lowell   -1   0   1 114(1-6)
Note: two times two bars
107-74 X e Mason, Lowell   -1   0   1 114(7-8)
Note: two times two bars
108-75 X G Mason, Lowell    0   2   2   1   2 91
Note: two times three bars
109-76 X D Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2  -3   1 23
Note: two times three bars
110-77 X A Mason, Lowell    2   2   1  -3  -2 112(1-4), 121
Note: two times three bars
111-78 X C Mason, Lowell    0  -2  -2  -1  -2 92(1-5), 125
Note: two times three bars
112-79 X D Mason, Lowell    4   3   2   0   5 148
Note: two times three bars
113-80 X A Mason, Lowell   -3   2   1   5  -3 133, Revelation 22(17), Matthew 11(28)
Note: two times three bars
114-81 X G Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   5   0 19
Note: two times three bars
114-82 X D Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2  -3   0 19
Note: two times three bars
115-83 X D Mason, Lowell    1  -3   2 Matthew 5(3-12)
Note: two times two bars
115-84 X D Mason, Lowell   -3  -2   5  -5   2 116, 146
Note: two times three bars
124-85 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   5   2 Te Deum Laudamus(1-2; 5-6; 11-12; 19-20; 23-24)
Note: two times three bars
124-86 S B♭ Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   5   0 Te Deum Laudamus(3-4; 7-10; 17-18)
124-87 S g Mason, Lowell    5   3  -1  -3   1 Te Deum Laudamus(13-16; 21-22)
126-88 S G Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   2 Gloria in Excelsis(1-4; 15-16)
126-89 X D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2 Gloria in Excelsis(5-6)
Note: two times two bars
126-90-a X D Mason, Lowell    1  -3   2 Gloria in Excelsis(7-14)
Note: two times two bars
127-90-b X F Mason, Lowell   -1   0   1 The Lord's Prayer
Note: Sequencenumber error in Mason's book: no. 90 appears twice;
two times two bars
128-91-a X d Mason, Lowell    0   3  -1   0   1 The Commandments (Ex. 20, 1-17)(1-16)
Note: two times three bars
128-91-b X d Mason, Lowell    0   3  -1   0   1 The Commandments (Ex. 20, 1-17)(17)
130-92 X G Mason, Lowell    5  -1  -2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Holy, holy, holy Lord", Montgomery;
3-1-5 bars
131-93 D F Mason, Lowell    2   2  -2   2   1 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Holy, holy, holy Lord, God Almighty", Sale's Coll.;
132-94 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   0   0 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "From the recesses of a lowly spirit", Bowring;
3-3 bars
133-95 D A Mason, Lowell    5   4  -2   0   0 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Star of Bethlehem", H.K. White
134-96 D G Mason, Lowell    2   0   2  -2   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "On the wings of faith", Strapham
135-97 X E♭ Mason, Lowell    2  -3   1   2   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Thy will be done", Bowring;
2-3-3 bars
136-98 X G Mason, Lowell   -1   0  -2   0  -2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Great God of wonders", Davies;
2-3-2-3 bars
137-99 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "God is our refuge", Luther;
3-3-3-3 bars
137-100 D A Mason, Lowell    7  -2  -1   1  -1 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Hail! Great Immanuel", Doddridge
Hymn "The Lord of glory reigns", Dodderidge
139-101 D G Mason, Lowell    5   4  -2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "We sing his love", R. Hill's Coll.
140-102 X A Mason, Lowell    5   2  -2  -3   5 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "We sing his love", R. Hill's Coll.;
Single, with refrain (written in 4/4 time). The refrain is not included in the index.
141-103 X B♭ Mason, Lowell   -1   0  -2   0  -2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "The chariot! the chariot!", Rev. H.H. Milman;
2-3-2-3 bars
142-104 X D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "It is the Lord!", Montgomery; 2-2 bars
143-105 X F Mason, Lowell    4  -4   2  -3   1 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Thou maker of my vital frame", Walls;
3-4-4 bars
143-106 X G Mason, Lowell    5   2   0  -2  -1 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "The living and the dead", Montgomery, stanzas 1 and 2
Single chant preceded by one bar unison recitation
143-107 X G Mason, Lowell    5   0  -2  -1   0 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "The living and the dead", Montgomery, stanzas 3 and 4
Single chant preceded by one bar unison recitation
143-108 S G Mason, Lowell    5   0  -1  -4   5 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "The living and the dead", Montgomery, stanza 5
145-109 S G Mason, Lowell    2   2  -2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Hark the glad shout", Mrs. Steele;
Single chant for the verse, no. 110 for the refrain, not indexed.
157-111-M S C Ch Humphrey, Pelham    0   0  -1   0   1 Gloria Patri
Note: Mason attributes this "Grand Chant" to Dr. Croft, but it is by Pelham Humphrey
157-111-m* S c Ch Humphrey, Pelham    0   0  -1   0   1
157-112 S A Mason, Lowell    0   2  -3   1   2 Gloria Patri
158-113 S G Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Gird on thy armor", Rev. N.E. Johnson; A-part of the hymn
158-114 S G Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Gird on thy armor", Rev. N.E. Johnson; B-part of the hymn
158-115 X G Mason, Lowell    2   2   1   0   2 General Hymns
Note: Hymn "Gird on thy armor", Rev. N.E. Johnson; C-part of the hymn
159-116 S F Mason, Lowell    0  -1   1   0   2
159-117 S A Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -3   3   7
159-118 S C Mason, Lowell    4   3   5  -8   5
159-119 S E♭ Mason, Lowell [Gregorian]   -2   0   2   0  -4
159-120 S F Mason, Lowell [Tallis, Thomas ]    0  -1   1   0  -1 Note: Tallis' chant, melody in tenor
159-121 S B♭ Mason, Lowell [Tallis, Thomas ]    0   0   0   0   0 Note: Tallis' chant, melody in alto
160-122 D D Mason, Lowell    5  -3  -2  -3  -2
160-123 D G Mason, Lowell   -2  -2   7  -3  -2
160-124 S A Mason, Lowell    4  -2  -2  -5   7
161-125 D g Mason, Lowell    5   3  -1   0   1
161-126 S A Mason, Lowell    0   5   4  -2  -7 Note: second bar of 3rd quadrant: alto notes missing. Same notes as in 1st quadrant assumed.
161-127 S A Mason, Lowell    0   5   4  -2  -7
162-128 D A Mason, Lowell    2   3   0  -3   2
162-129 D D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2   0  -2
162-130 S C Mason, Lowell    2   3   0  -8   5
163-131 S D Mason, Lowell    5   4  -2   0   5
163-132 S A Mason, Lowell   -3   2   1  -5  -3
163-133 S E♭ Mason, Lowell    1  -1  -2   0   2
163-134 S G Mason, Lowell    4  -2  -2  -1  -2
163-135 S C Mason, Lowell    2   2   1   0   0
164-136 S g Mason, Lowell   -1   1  -5   4   1
164-137 S g Mason, Lowell    5   3  -1   0   5
164-138 S e Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1   5  -7
164-139 S B♭ Alcock sr., John   -3   5  -3   5  -4
164-140 X F Mason, Lowell    0   0   2   0  -3 Note: Four quadrants, each two bars
165-141 X G Mason, Lowell    2   0   2   1  -3 Note: structure 2-3-2-4
165-142 X F Mason, Lowell   -1   1   2   2   1 Note: structure 2-2-2-3
165-143 X F Mason, Lowell    7  -7  -1   1   7 Note: structure 2-2-2-'
165-144 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    2   0  -2   0  -1 Note: structure 2-2-2-2
165-145 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    0  -1   1   2   2 Note: structure 2-2-2-4
166-146 X D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2   0   1 Note: structure 2-2-2-2
166-147 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    0   0   0   0   0 Note: structure 3-3
166-148 X G Mason, Lowell    2  -2  -1   0  -2 Note: structure 3-3-4
166-149 X G Mason, Lowell    4  -2  -2   2   3 Note: structure 3-3-4
167-150 X E♭ Mason, Lowell    2   2  -2   2  -2 Note: structure 3-3-4
167-151 X B♭ Mason, Lowell    0   0   0   0   2 Note: structure 3-3-4
167-152 X D Mason, Lowell   -2   0   2 Note: structure 2-2
167-153 X G Mason, Lowell   -1   0   1 Note: structure 2-2
168-154 X D Mason, Lowell    4  -4   7  -5   2 Note: structure 3-2-4
168-155 S a Mason, Lowell    3   0  -3   0   3
168-156 S D Mason, Lowell    4  -4   4   3   0
168-157 S C Mason, Lowell    0  -3  -4   7   5
168-158 X F Mason, Lowell   -1   0   1  -3  -2 Note: structure 2-2-4
169-159 S E Mason, Lowell    2  -2   5  -1  -2 Note: Unison
169-160 D A Mason, Lowell   -8   5  -2   7   2
169-161 S d Mason, Lowell    0   2   2  -7   5
169-162 S B♭ Mason, Lowell    0  -1   1   7   2
170-163 S d Mason, Lowell    0   3  -1  -2   2 Note: unison
170-164 S f# Mason, Lowell    3  -1  -2  -5   4
170-165 D D Mason, Lowell    0   2   2   0  -2
171-166 S G Mason, Lowell   -3   2   1  -5   2
171-167 S D Mason, Lowell    1   2   2  -2  -2
171-168 S D Mason, Lowell    4   5  -2  -3   5
171-169 X D Mason, Lowell    0  -5   2 Note: structure 2-2; for the Preces
171-170 X F Mason, Lowell    2  -3   1 Note: structure 2-2; for the Preces


Last updated/corrected 18-11-2018