Twenty-Fourth (Amzi Chapin)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-08-23). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 54 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes converted to oval shapes. Counter part from Freeman Lewis, The Beauties of Harmony, 1814.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-08-23). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 55 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published. Counter part from Freeman Lewis, The Beauties of Harmony
First published: 1813 in Patterson's Church Music, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass
2nd published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second
3rd published: 1814 in The Beauties of Harmony, Edition 1
4th published: 1835 in Southern Harmony
5th published: 1844 in The Sacred Harp
Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1933, Lowens 1964). It is uncertain to what the title pertains. This tune is more commonly called Primrose, and has been printed many times, for example in Southern Harmony, p. 3 in 1835 through 1847, and in The Sacred Harp, p. 47 from 1844 to the present. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 88 of Book 2, with three stanzas.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Salvation! O the joyful sound.