Anthology of the American Hymn-Tune Repertory
Tune name: Hamburg
Composer: arr. from Gregorian chant by Lowell Mason
First appearance: Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music, Boston 1825
Source of this image: Lowell Mason and George Webb, The National Psalmist, Boston 1848
The melody is in the part just above the bass. Mason insisted that the melody should be sung by treble voices when sung by the choir (Male congregants may sing melody). The top line is sung by tenors.