Baldwin (William Hauser)
- (Posted 2019-10-22) CPDL #55698:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-10-22). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 57 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1848. Eight (half-)stanzas included from Wesley's hymn.
Description: The tune is a folk hymn, likely deriving from a folk song (Jackson 1953b, No. 205); first published by William Hauser, as above. This tune was also arranged by John Massengale with different words, in The Sacred Harp, 1850, p. 312. Words by Charles Wesley, 1749, Hymns and Sacred Poems, Volume 2, No. 233, entitled Hymns for Christian Friends: At Parting, with six stanzas of meter 66. 86. D (S.M.D.); Hauser uses half of one of Wesley's stanzas for one of his.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at And let our bodies part.