Twenty-Fourth (Amzi Chapin)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-08-23)   CPDL #55142:         
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. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-08-23)   CPDL #55128:       
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, 1814.

General Information

Title: Twenty-Fourth
First Line: Salvation! O the joyful sound
Composer: Amzi Chapin
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: STB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Patterson's Church Music, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass
  2nd published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second

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.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Salvation! O the joyful sound.