Transport (Anonymous)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-09-25)   CPDL #55425:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-25).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 64 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: New Canaan, an arrangement of Transport by William Hauser for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass. Transcribed from The Hesperian Harp, 1848. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1848. Three stanzas included from Granade's hymn, as in 1848. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-09-25)   CPDL #55424:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-25).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 65 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transport, arranged by Ananias Davisson for three parts: Treble-Tenor-Bass. Transcribed from Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, 1825. Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1825. Three stanzas from Granade's hymn included. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-09-24)   CPDL #55420:         
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-09-24).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 60 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Transcribed from Wyeth's Repository, Part Second, 1813. Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1813. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Transport
First Line: Ye children of Jesus, who're bound for the kingdom
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist: John Granade

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 12 11.12 11.12 12.12 11

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1813 in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second
  2nd published: 1820 in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony
  3rd published: 1825 in Moore's Columbian Harmony
  4th published: 1835 in Southern Harmony
  5th published: 1848 in The Hesperian Harp

Description: A folk hymn (Lowens 1964, Music 2005). First published in Wyeth's Repository, Part Second, 1813, as The Transport. Arranged by Ananias Davisson in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, 1820. It also appears in Moore's Columbian Harmony, 1825, Southern Harmony, 1835, and (as New Canaan) in a different arrangement by William Hauser in The Hesperian Harp, 1848. Words by John Granade, 1804, with six stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Ye children of Jesus, who're bound for the kingdom.