VERNON (Chapin)

VERNON (Chapin)

Composer: Lucius Chapin
Published in 10 hymnals


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Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Lucius Chapin
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 35554 35431 23454
Key: d minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Wrestling Jacob

Alone

He came to Pharaoh, the king who could kill
Him if he had the mind and the will;
But Moses stood his ground and cried,
Oh let my people go, not die!

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Blow Ye The Trump, In Sion Blow

Instances

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Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #638

Hymnal: A Worship Book #503

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The Cyber Hymnal #8237

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The Cyber Hymnal #11249

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The Cyber Hymnal #11483

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