New Monmouth (Lucius Chapin)

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  • (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.

General Information

Title: New Monmouth
First Line: Come thou fount of every blessing
Composer: Lucius Chapin
Lyricist: Robert Robinson

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 87. 87

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second
    2nd published: 1816 in Kentucky Harmony, Edition 1
    3rd published: 1818 in Kentucky Harmonist
    4th published: 1820 in The Missouri Harmony
    5th published: 1832 in A Compilation of Genuine Church Music, Edition 1, p. 114
    6th published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp
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. Widely printed. Words by Robert Robinson, 1758, with two eight-line (87. 87. D) stanzas; Chapin used the first four lines in his composition.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Come, thou fount of every blessing.