BEAUFORT (Everett)

BEAUFORT (Everett)

Composer: L.C. Everett
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer: L.C. Everett

L. C. Everett's largest and most popular collection was The Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book (1859), published by the Methodist Episcopal Church South. The denominational dedication page in that collection says it was "prepared by Mr. L.C. Everett, of Virginia, a gentleman well-known through the South and Southwest, as an author and teacher of sacred vocal music." In his own introductory remarks, Everett's instincts as an educator are clear. He advised churches to offer a weekly congregational singing class "for the purpose of meeting together frequently, say one evening each week, to practice the tunes under the direction of a suitably qualified chorister or leader, and ... that the entire congregation be invited to attend the rehearsals of the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BEAUFORT (Everett)
Composer: L.C. Everett
Meter: D
Incipit: 33213 21611 65312
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Son of Man lifted up

In Hope, Believing Against Hope

The worth of truth no tongue can tell

The worth of truth no tongue can tell,
'Twill do to buy and not to sell;
A large estate that soul has got,
Who buys the truth and sells it not.

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Gospel Songs and Hymns No. 1 #188

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #552

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Hymns and Tunes #456

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The Brethren Hymnal #103

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The Sacred Hymnal #117

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