[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 >

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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

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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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