[On Jordan's stormy banks I stand] (American)

Composer: Matilda T. Durham

A woman of remarkable intelligence and talents; a most colorful personality. She wrote interesting articles for the religious papers of the day, being noted for the witty repartee that characterized her work. She was outstanding as a music teacher and composer of music, some of her songs being "On Jordan's Stormy Banks", "Heavenly Treasure", and "Star of Columbia". - from www.Kletke.com… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [On Jordan's stormy banks I stand] (American)
Composer: Matilda T. Durham
Meter: 8.6.8.6 with refrain
Incipit: 13334 54442 33345
Key: D Major
Source: American folk hymn;Southern Harmony, 1835
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand

On Jordan's stormy banks I stand,
and cast a wishful eye
to Canaan's fair and happy land,
where my possessions lie.

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Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Easy Organ Library Volume 61
    Composer/Editor Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 57
  • The Organist Volume 120 Number 2 May June 2016: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 23
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 77 Number 3 January February 2014: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 28
  • The Organist's Library Volume 56
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 96
  • The Promised Land: Five Hymn Arrangements for Organ
    Composer/Editor Joyce Jones
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2014) pp. 3
  • Hymn Tunes A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 45
  • Hymn Tunes A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editor Douglas E. Wagner
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 45
  • The Promised Land: Organ Settings from "The Sacred Harp"
    Composer/Editor James Boeringer
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 18
  • Hymns for the Saints: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2008) pp. 8
  • Americana Volume 2: Organ Settings of Early American Hymns
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2005) pp. 3
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 38: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Tom Birchwood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 77
  • The Organist Volume 108 Number 6 January February 2005: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Tom Birchwood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 77
  • The Organist's Library Volume 38
    Composer/Editor Tom Birchwood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2004) pp. 83
  • Thy Power Displayed: Hymns of Faith Arranged for the King of Instruments
    Composer/Editor Carolyn Hamlin
    Published By: Church Street Music (2004) pp. 56
  • Unceasing Praises: Preludes, Offertories, and Postludes for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Tim Doran
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 14
  • Promised Land: Three Tunes from Early America
    Composer/Editor Ralph Simpson
    Published By: Birnamwood Publications (2003) pp. 3
  • Hope and Trust: A Hymn Sequence for General and Memorial Services: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Jerry van der Pol
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2000) pp. 24
  • I Sing the Mighty Power of God: Seven Hymn Improvisations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Jerry Westenkuehler
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1999) pp. 4
  • PedalPoint Volume 17 Number 3 April May June 1998: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Nancy Lyons Smith
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1998) pp. 30
  • The Joy of Music Volume 2: Organ Settings of Favorite Hymns
    Composer/Editor Diane Joyce Bish
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1997) pp. 2
  • The Organist Volume 101 Number 3 July 1997: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Gregg Sewell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 81
  • Early American Folk Hymns for Organ: A Collected Edition
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1996) pp. 35
  • 20 Inspirational Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1989) pp. 27
  • American Folk-Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Jean Langlais
    Published By: H. T. FitzSimons Company (1986) pp. 26
  • Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Lexicon Music, Inc. (1986) pp. 40
  • Precious Memories: Best Loved Gospel Songs Arranged for all Organs
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1983) pp. 41
  • Preludes on Sacred Harp Tunes
    Composer/Editor Sam Batt Owens
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1983) pp. 12
  • Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 36
  • All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name: Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: Broadman Press (1976) pp. 18
  • The Hymnlet: A Choice Collection of Hymns and Hymntunes from 17th, 18th, & 19th Century American Hymnals, Songbooks and Psalters
    Composer/Editor Samuel Walter
    Published By: The Organ Historical Society, Inc. (1976) pp. 24
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 10 Number 1 September 1975: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors David H. Hegarty; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 11
  • Sacred Harp for the Organ
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Broadman Press (1972) pp. 1
  • Hymn Preludes for the Mennonite Hymnal, 1969: For Organ (Or, Occasionally, Piano)
    Composer/Editor John Harold Moyer
    Published By: Goshen College (1970) pp. 13
  • The Chapel Organist Volume 3: Easy Arrangements for the Amateur Organist
    Composer/Editor Norman Johnson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1969) pp. 32
  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 35
  • Eight Preludes on Old Southern Hymns: From "The Sacred Harp"
    Composer/Editor Gardner Read
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1952) pp. 12
  • Funeral Hymn Voluntaries
    Composer/Editor Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1950) pp. 22

Piano Solo

  • The Essential Collection for the Church Pianist II: 55 Timeless Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Joshua Evanovich
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 162
  • The Church Pianist Volume 31 Number 1 September October 2014: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Larry Shackley; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 12
  • Piano Vespers: Reflective Hymn Settings for Worship
    Composer/Editor Ken Medema
    Published By: Jubilate Music (2012) pp. 36
  • Hymns from the Heart
    Composer/Editors Lari Goss; Bill Wolaver
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (2011) pp. 11
  • Solos for the Sanctuary: Hymns: 7 Piano Solos for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Glenda Austin
    Published By: The Willis Music Company (2011) pp. 28
  • Gospel Gold Volume 1: Sacred Treasures for Piano
    Composer/Editor Joseph M. Martin
    Published By: GlorySound (2010) pp. 24
  • Simply Beautiful: Piano Stylings for the Sanctuary
    Composer/Editor Lynette Maynard
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2010) pp. 10
  • Heaven's Song: Hymns of Eternal Promise
    Composer/Editor Victor Labenske
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2009) pp. 60
  • The Complete Worship Suites: 18 Expressive Suites Arranged for Solo Piano Correlated with Scriptural Themes
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2009) pp. 31
  • Amazing Love!: Today's Songs and Enduring Hymns for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2008) pp. 16
  • Nearer, My God, to Thee: Moments of Meditation for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Shelley Helzerman Houser
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2005) pp. 4
  • The Church Pianist Volume 22 Number 1 September October 2005: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2005) pp. 16
  • Worship the Lord: Enduring Hymns of Faith for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Scott Sturtevant
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2005) pp. 38
  • All Hail the Power: Intermediate Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Bonam
    Published By: SoundForth (2003) pp. 28
  • Gospel Classics: 12 Artistic Arrangements for Worship Services, Concerts and Recitals
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2003) pp. 47
  • My Father's World: Piano Solos by Dan Forrest
    Composer/Editor Dan Forrest Jr.
    Published By: SoundForth (2003) pp. 25
  • The Church Pianist Volume 20 Number 6 July August 2003: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Roger Summers; John Purifoy
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 16
  • Early Classics for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 12
  • PedalPoint Volume 20 Number 4 July August September 2001: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Martha Sherrill Kelsey
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (2001) pp. 20
  • The Church Pianist Volume 17 Number 5 May 2001: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Steven Scott
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 21
  • The Church Pianist Volume 18 Number 1 September 2001: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editor Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2001) pp. 18
  • Hymns for All Seasons: Piano Settings by Jan Sanborn
    Composer/Editor Jan Sanborn
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (2000) pp. 24
  • All the Best for Piano: A Treasury of Hymns, Gospel Songs, and Praise & Worship Favorites
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1998) pp. 66
  • Classical Hymns: Piano Arrangements by Cindy Berry
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1995) pp. 10
  • American Folk Hymns for Piano: 8 Early Advanced to Advanced Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (1994) pp. 16
  • American Tapestry: The Music from the Recording
    Composer/Editor Joseph M. Martin
    Published By: Malcolm Music (1994) pp. 26
  • Oh, How He Loves You and Me: Beautiful Keyboard Settings by Kurt Kaiser
    Composer/Editor Kurt Kaiser
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1994) pp. 40
  • Great Sacred Melodies: Arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor Lee Dengler
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1990) pp. 10
  • Praise Piano!: Seventeen Arrangements for Church or Home
    Composer/Editor Donna J. Krieger
    Published By: GlorySound (1989) pp. 22
  • 20 Piano Hymns Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Lari Goss
    Published By: Stamps-Baxter Music (1988) pp. 37
  • Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above: Hymn Settings for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Schlosser
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1987) pp. 29
  • Tapestry of Praise: Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editors Gail Smith; Frank Milholland
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1987) pp. 22
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 148
  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 148
  • 10 Gospel Favorites: For Piano Solo
    Composer/Editor Darrell V. Archer
    Published By: Mel Bay Publications, Inc. (1983) pp. 3
  • Dear Lord & Father of Mankind: For the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor John Innes
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 32
  • Savior, Like A Shepherd Lead us: Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Broadman Press (1981) pp. 11
  • Advanced Hymnplayer Book 3
    Composer/Editors Flora Jean Garlock; Judy Swaim
    Published By: Praise Hymn, Inc. (1976) pp. 15
  • Hymn Stylings for he Church Pianist Book Two
    Composer/Editor Wendell K. Babcock
    Published By: The Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music (1974) pp. 16
  • Hymn Stylings for the Church Pianist: Book Two
    Composer/Editor Wendell K. Babcock
    Published By: The Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music (1974) pp. 16
  • Gospel Piano Profiles: A Collection of Inspirational Piano Transcriptions
    Composer/Editor Marian Talley
    Published By: Schaum Publications, Inc. (1972) pp. 10
  • Piano Arrangements by Tedd Smith Volume Two: Pianist for the Billy Graham Crusades
    Composer/Editor Tedd Smith
    Published By: Walfred Publishing Co. (1964) pp. 30

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • As Though the Whole Creation Cried Volume 2: Fifty Hymn Harmonizations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 70
  • Hymn Harmonizations by Hayes: Creative Accompaniments for the Church Pianist
    Composer/Editor Mark Hayes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 44
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 3: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 361-441

    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 437
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 3: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 361 - 441
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2008) pp. 437
  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 127
  • Music Supplement: The United Methodist Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Gary Alan Smith
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1991) pp. 271
  • 61 Trumpet Hymns & Descants
    Composer/Editor Douglas Smith
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1977) pp. 24

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Bound for the Promised Land: Dramatic Duets for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Charlie Miller
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2016) pp. 84
  • A Symphony of Spirituals for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Joel Raney
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2001) pp. 12
  • The Promised Land: Organ - Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Gayden C. Sikes
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (1995) pp. 5
  • Our Song Shall Rise to Thee: 10 Arrangements for Piano and Organ Duet
    Composer/Editors Cindy Berry; Jeff Bennett
    Published By: Word Music Group, LLC (1992) pp. 37
  • Eleven Hymns Worth Remembering: Simplified Arrangements for Piano and Organ Duets
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: John T. Benson Publishing Company (1976) pp. 11
  • Two for the Service: Organ and Piano Duets
    Composer/Editor Sharron Lyon
    Published By: Broadman Press (1975) pp. 16

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • Hymn Duets : With a Patriotic Medley for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Sid Richardson
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (1999) pp. 46

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar

    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 226

Voices: Organ and Voice

  • Cavalcade of Hymns and Sacred Songs: All Organ Deluxe Album Over 100 Selected Titles
    Composer/Editor Anonymous
    Published By: California Music Press (1963) pp. 133

Voices: SATB and Piano

  • The Morning Trumpet: Early Hymns and Spiritual Songs of American Christianity
    Composer/Editor Eddie Gargason
    Published By: Shawnee Press, Inc. (1983) pp. 35

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