Canaan (Timothy Swan)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-26). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 77 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Oval note edition, as written in 1801. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-12-26). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 77 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape).
Description: Words by an anonymous author, first published with this music in 1797.
Original text and translations
How sweet the voice, how sweet the hand,
That leads to pastures fair;
To Canaan's milk and honey land,
Which God's own children share.
Grace rich and free most sweetly call,
Directly come who will,
Just as you are, for Christ receives
Poor helpless sinners still.