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

Hear, Heven And Earth, Your God's Appeal

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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Instances

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Hymnal 1982 #638

Hymnal #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

The Sacred Harp #95

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