Lord, I Want to Be a Christian

Arranger: Lori True

Arr. © 2010 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Guitar: Yes

Separate Instruments: C Instrument, Oboe, Cello, Guitar

Text Source: African American spiritual

Music Source: African American spiritual

Series: Celebration

Difficulty Level: E/M


This contemporary adaptation of an African American spiritual will have many uses in your church—during Lent; when themes of conversion are emphasized; services of reconciliation; ordinary time. It is also extremely versatile in its presentation, adjusting to your available forces and the willingness of the congregation to participate.

C instrument or Oboe 

Categories: Choral/Vocal

Seasonal: Lent

Liturgical: Christ the King A

Rites: Penance / Reconciliation, RCIA / Christian Initiation

Topical: Christian Life, Ministry

Scored for: Strings, Woodwinds

Number of Pages: 16

Language: English

Format: Octavo