- Duration: 3 minutes
- Instrumentation: Strings, Horns (x4), Trumpets (x2), Trombones (x3), Timpani, Percussion
Christian Soldiers (Orchestral)
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Christian Soldiers is an excerpt from the first movement of The Great War Symphony and is, in part, Patrick’s homage to Elgar. Arthur Sullivan’s well-known hymn tune ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’ appears in the horns and trumpets against lush Elgarian legato strings.
The Free Sheet Music Download file contains the Full Score and Orchestral Parts.
This is one of several versions Patrick has created as free downloads for the public to start playing in commemorations of WWI. Other versions available for free include: