Anthology of the American Hymn-Tune Repertory
Tune name: Colchester
Composer: William Tans'ur
Original Source: William Tans'ur, A Compleat Melody, London, 1735
First American appearance: Thomas Walters, The Grounds and Rules of Musick Explained, 7th ed., Boston 1760
Source of this image: William Tans'ur, A Compleat Melody, London 1743
The melody is in the tenor part and is doubled at the octave in the recording.