Liberty Hall (Lucius Chapin)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-08-25). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 63 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Transcribed from Freeman Lewis' The Beauties of Harmony, 1814, for SATB. Notes in four-shape format, as published 1810-1848. All six stanzas of Watts' hymn included.
First published: 1810 in Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, as Communion
2nd published: 1814 in The Beauties of Harmony, Edition 1
3rd published: 1816 in Kentucky Harmony
4th published: 1825 in Columbian Harmony (William Moore)
5th published: 1835 in A Compilation of Genuine Church Music, Edition 1
6th published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp
Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1953b, No. 132), with resemblances to several English folk songs. Tune originally called Communion in Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, 1810, for three parts, in 3:4 time. Words by Isaac Watts, 1709, Hymn 9 of Book 2, with six stanzas,
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Alas! and did my Savior bleed.