The promised land (Matilda T. Durham)
- (Posted 2013-08-17) CPDL #29848:
- Editor: Crys Armbrust (submitted 2013-08-16). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 184 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes: Transcription of shaped note hymn. Original composition published in Southern Harmony 1835).
First published: 2002
Description: Text of verses by Samuel Stennett, 1787; chorus first appearing in Southern Harmony, 1835. Music by "Miss M. Durham", 1835, identified as Matilda T. Durham by Steel and Hulan (2010).
- Steel, David Warren, and Richard H. Hulan. 2010. The Makers of the Sacred Harp. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press. 322 pp.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at On Jordan's stormy banks I stand.