By Aldo Thomas Ceresa

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Carrollton. C.M.

A D major fuging tune in 4/4 time. Composed 2008-13.

Text from Joseph Proud, 1790.

Listen to recordings:

  • Carrollton (Art Mob; May 4, 2013)

  • Carrollton (Ben Bath,Aldo,Becky Wright,Sasha Hsuczyk; 2013)

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Named for Carrollton, GA. An earlier version of this tune was first sung at Wilson's Chapel in August, 2008. (Wilson's Chapel is located just outside of Carrollton.) This tune was also sung by The Art Mob in their Spring, 2013 concerts. Carrollton appears in The Trumpet, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2014).


O could I soar to worlds above,
That blessed state of peace and love!
How gladly would I mount and fly
On angels' wings to joys on high!

When he commands my soul away,
No worldly cares shall my feet stay;
With rapture I shall wake, and rise
To join my friends above the skies.