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Composer: Paul Makai

Paul Makai has been a leader in the Evangelical Church of Zambia since 1978 and is currently Dean of Students at Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary in Windhoek, Namibia. He has written and composed numerous songs, most of which have been credited as "Anonymous" or "African Traditional." Dianne Shapiro, from Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (http://www.nets.edu.na) and an email from John Freeman, former director of AEF Australia (African Evangelical Fellowship/SIM) who met Makai in the late 1980's  Go to person page >

Transcriber: Marilyn Foulkes

Marilynn Foulkes was a missionary with the SAGF/AEF (South African Global Mission/African Evangelical Fellowship - now under SIM). Dianne Shapiro, from email from John Freeman, former Director of AEF in Australia Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Paul Makai (c. 1970)
Transcriber: Marilyn Foulkes (c. 1970)
Place Of Origin: Africa
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 11322 24333 54243
Key: D Major/E♭ Major
Source: Traditional
Copyright: Public Domain


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    Published By: Van Ness Press, Inc. (1988) pp. 16
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    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1988) pp. 14
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    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1974) pp. 6

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    Published By: The Benson Company, Inc. (1989) pp. 38
  • Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
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    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1983) pp. 15

Organ Solo

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    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2001) pp. 20
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    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 20
  • Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2000) pp. 25
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    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 30
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    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1989) pp. 17
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    Published By: John W. Peterson Music Company (1989) pp. 77
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Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

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    Composer/Editor Robert D. Vandall
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Instruments: Piano and Keyboard Duets

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