Sutton (Joseph Stone)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-09)   CPDL #39615:       
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-09).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Oval note edition. All three pairs of stanzas included from Watts' hymn. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
  • (Posted 2016-05-09)   CPDL #39614:   
Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2016-05-09).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 69 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Note shapes added (4-shape). All three pairs of stanzas included from Watts' hymn.

General Information

Title: Sutton
First Line: Am I a soldier of the cross
Composer: Joseph Stone
Lyricist: Isaac Watts

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1793 in The Columbian Harmony, p. 25

Description: Words by an anonymous author, which begin "Behold the man threescore and ten." Words substituted for these editions: Isaac Watts, 1724, entitled Holy Fortitude, with six stanzas. Stone's music accommodates two of Watts' stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Am I a soldier of the cross.