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Cristo, quiero ser cristiano

Translator: J. N. de los Santos

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Text Information

First Line: Cristo, quiero ser cristiano, de corazón
Title: Cristo, quiero ser cristiano
Translator: J. N. de los Santos
Source: Espiritual afro-americana
Language: Spanish


[Lord, I want to be a Christian]

Both text and tune were first published in Folk Songs of the American Negro (1907), compiled by brothers Frederick Work and John W. Work, Jr. (PHH 476). This music is an example of the slow, sustained, long-phrased tune found in a number of African American spirituals. In the manner of many such spi…

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