Composer (attributed to): Lucius Chapin

Lucius Chapin, 1760-1842 Born: Ap­ril 25, 1760, Long­mea­dow (near Spring­field), Mass­a­chu­setts. Died: De­cem­ber 24, 1842, Ham­il­ton Coun­ty, Ohio. Buried: Orig­in­al­ly at Wal­nut Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio in 1842. Re­in­terred at Spring Grove Cem­e­te­ry, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio, Jan­u­ary 26, 1858. Lucius’ bro­ther was Am­zi Cha­pin. In 1775, Lu­ci­us joined the Con­ti­nent­al Ar­my in Bos­ton as a fi­fer; re-en­list­ing in 1776, he served at the Bat­tles of Ti­con­der­o­ga and Still­wa­ter, and en­dured the in­fa­mous win­ter of 1777-8 at Val­ley Forge, Penn­syl­van­ia, with George Wash­ing­ton. Af­ter the war, he con­duct­ed sing­ing schools in Ve… Go to person page >

Composer (attributed to): Amzi Chapin

Amzi Chapin (1768–19 February 1835) was an American cabinetmaker, singing-school teacher, shapenote proponent and composer. Chapin was born in Springfield, Massachusetts into a family of cabinet-makers. His father was Edward Chapin (1724–1800) of Chicopee MA. He had two older brothers, Aaron and Lucius (1760-1842). His second cousin was Eliphant Chapin (1741–1805). The family is believed to be of Puritan decent. Chapin worked in Hartford, Connecticut from 1788 until 1791, when he moved to New Haven. Thereafter he embarked on a career as an itinerant singing teacher, composer and cabinetmaker in the South and Midwest. Chapin married Hannah Power, daughter of Rev. James Power, on 10 October 1800 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (attributed to): Lucius Chapin
Composer (attributed to): Amzi Chapin
Incipit: 51232 16551 23455
Notes: "Music: Amzi Chapin. In its first publication, in A Collection of Tunes, 1812, under the name TWENTY-FORTH, it is attributed to Lucius Chapin, but Lucius attributes it (under the name ORANGE) to Amzi in an 1812 letter to Andrew Law." -- Makers of the Sacred Harp, p. 183.
Key: A♭ Major
Source: A Collection of Tunes, 1812


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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #504ScoreAudio
Common Praise (1998) #487
Discipleship Ministries Collection #139
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #359
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #360Text
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #316Text InfoAudio
Great Songs of the Church #18
Hymnal Supplement 98 #878
Hymnal: A Worship Book #315
In Melody and Songs: hymns from the Psalm versions of Isaac Watts #17Text
Lutheran Service Book #841
Lutheran Service Book #845
Lutheran Worship #400
Rejoice in the Lord #274TextFlexscore
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #406
Small Church Music #2943Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #2602TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3514TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #3598TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9788TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10194TextScoreAudio
The Sacred Harp: the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use (1991 rev.) #47aText
The United Methodist Hymnal #658TextFlexscoreAudio
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #305
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #167
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #358
Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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