853. We Are Marching in the Light of God (Siyahamba)

Text Information
First Line: We are marching in the light of God (Siyahamb' ekukhanyen' kwenkhos')
Title: We Are Marching in the Light of God (Siyahamba)
Xhosa Title: Siyahamba
Translator (English): Garcia Grindal (1984)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Psalm 89:15; Isaiah 49:1-6; Isaiah 60:1-11; John 12:35; Ephesians 5:8; 1 John 1:6-7; Revelation 21:22-26
Topic: Freedom; Light; Music and the Arts (1 more...)
Source: South African
Language: English; Xhosa
Copyright: © 1984 Utryck (admin. Walton Music Corp.)
Tune Information
Name: SIYAHAMBA
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major or modal
Source: South Afircan; arr. Freedom Is Coming, 1984
Copyright: © 1984 Utryck (admin. Walton Music Corp.)


Text Information:

This lively Zulu/Xhosa freedom song originated in a Methodist young men’s group in South Africa and has gone on to become popular in many other languages around the globe. Some additional stanzas are suggested, but others may be improvised as appropriate to the occasion.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
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