Christian Soldier (James P. Carrell)
- (Posted 2017-02-09) CPDL #43050: MusicXML
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-02-09). Score information: Letter, 1 page, 63 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads converted to oval shapes.
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2017-02-09). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 63 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Note heads in shapenote (4-shape) format, as originally published. Edited slightly to shorten rest between stanzas. Two more pairs of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.
Description: First published in Songs of Zion, 1821, p. 38, for three voices: Treble-Tenor-Bass. Words by Isaac Watts, Sermons, 1724, with six stanzas. Carrell used the first two stanzas of Watts' hymn in his composition. This song has been page 57 in The Sacred Harp, 1860 to the present. An Alto part was written by S. M. Denson in 1911.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Am I a soldier of the cross.