Rockbridge (Lucius Chapin)
- (Posted 2019-09-01) CPDL #55236:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-01). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 59 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published 1812-1814. Transcribed from The Beauties of Harmony, 1814. All seven stanzas of Watts' hymn included.
Description: First printed by Andrew Law in 1812, in an informal publication (not distributed). Words by Isaac Watts, 1719, paraphrase of Psalm 92, Part 2, with seven stanzas. This tune appeared in many publications, including Kentucky Harmony (1816), The Missouri Harmony (1820), A Compilation of Genuine Church Music (1835), Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist (1846), and The Hesperian Harp (1848). More recently, it is in the Shenandoah Harmony (2013).
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Psalm 92.