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[Hebrew children in de fiery furnace]

[Hebrew children in de fiery furnace]

Arranger: Verolga Nix (b. 1933)
Published in 1 hymnal


Arranger: Verolga Nix (b. 1933)

Verolga Nix (Apr. 6, 1933-Dec. 9, 2014) Born in Cleveland, Verolga moved with her family at an early age to Philadelphia. She studied for two years at New England Conservatory of Music and then earned a music degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 1955. She was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Bennett College in 2000. After retiring from twenty years as a full-time music teacher in Philadelphia public schools she served as minister of music at several churches in Philadelphia, trained and conducted many choirs and served as a seminar leader nationwide. She was a member of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), National Association of Negro Musicians and the Hymn Society in U.S. and Canada. In 1980 the United Methodist… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: Verolga Nix (b. 1933)
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1981 Abingdon. Reprinted from Songs of Zion by permission.

Texts

Climbin' Up d'Mountain

Refrain:
Climbin’ up d’mountain, children.
Didn’t come here for to stay.
If ah nevermore see you again,
gonna meet you at d’judgment day

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