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Mayfields. L.M.

A B♭ major camp meeting tune in 2/4 time. Composed 2018.

Text from Charles Wesley, 1749.

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  • 2019 Bristol composium

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Description

I wrote this tune in my head whilst cycling home along the river Avon on 7 December 2018, and harmonised it when I got home. I added the alto on Christmas Eve.

Text

Come on, my partners in distress,
When we get to heav'n, we'll part no more;
My comrades through the wilderness,
When we get to heav'n, we'll part no more.

Chorus:
Oh, we'll part no more; yes, we'll part no more:
When we get to heav'n, we'll part no more.

A while forget your griefs and fears,
etc
And look beyond the vale of tears.

Beyond the bounds of time, and space,
Look forward to that happy place.