Captain Kidd (Alexander Johnson)
- (Posted 2017-04-04) CPDL #43883:
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-04-04). Score information: Unknown, 1 page, 79 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads in four-shape format, as originally published in 1818. The nine stanzas included from Ingalls (1805); Johnson included stanzas 1, 2, 3, and 7, revised somewhat from Ingalls' version.
Description: Originally published by Jeremiah Ingalls in 1805, for three voices in D minor, entitled Honor to the Hills. A folk hymn (Jackson 1935a, no. 142), based on a 17th-century ballad, Captain Kidd. This arrangement by Alexander Johnson formed to basis for the three-voice Captain Kidd in Southern Harmony, page 50.
Words by an unknown author, before 1800.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Honor to the Hills (Jeremiah Ingalls).