New Monmouth (Lucius Chapin)
- (Posted 2019-09-06) CPDL #55271:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-06). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 58 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published 1812-1820.
Description: Tune for two voices (Tenor-Bass) in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second. Tune attributed to Lucius Chapin in Law's 1812 printing and by Temperley in The Hymn Tune Index. Words originally in meter 87. 87. D. (eight lines). Chapin used the first four lines of the first stanza. Widely printed in Kentucky Harmony (1816), Kentucky Harmonist (1818), The Missouri Harmony (1820), A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1835), and The Hesperian Harp (1848). Words by Robert Robinson, 1758, with two eight-line (87. 87. D) stanzas; Chapin used the first four lines in his composition.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Come, thou fount of every blessing.