PLEADING SAVIOR

Composer: Joshua Leavitt

Joshua Leavitt (September 8, 1794-Jan. 16,1873) was born in Heath, MA, earned a degree from Yale College, practiced law in Putney, VT, was graduated from Yale Seminary, was ordained and served as a Congregational minister at Stratford, CT for four years before he moved to New York City to serve as Secretary of the American Seamens’ Friend Society. He was for many years musical advisor to the most famous revivalist of the Second Great Awakening, Charles Grandison Finney. In 1831 he compiled and published The Christian Lyre, the first hymnal to print music (melody and bass) for every hymn. He was a spokesman for the Liberty Party and a campaigner for cheap postage. He was editor of many periodicals including The Emancipator, the New Yor… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joshua Leavitt
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 32161 23532 32161
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Christian Lyre, 1831; J. Leavitt's Christian Lyre, 1830

Instances

Instances (1 - 61 of 61)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #567
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #42
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #85
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #688
Chalice Hymnal #136
Chalice Hymnal #184Page Scan
Chalice Hymnal #253Text
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #663Tune InfoScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #489TextPage Scan
Common Praise (1998) #453TextPage Scan
Community of Christ Sings #104
Gather (3rd ed.) #457
Gather (3rd ed.) #883Page Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #893Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #783Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #778
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #23Text InfoFlexScoreAudio
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #717Text InfoTextFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #586
Hymnal: A Worship Book #373
Hymnal: A Worship Book #387
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #98a
Hymns and Psalms: a Methodist and ecumenical hymn book #473
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #147
Hymns to the Living God #256Text
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #271
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #127TextFlexScorePage Scan
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #928Audio
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #929
Moravian Book of Worship #576
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #424
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #305
Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #603Text InfoTune InfoAudio
Rejoice in the Lord #458TextPage Scan
Renew! #129
Renew! #286
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #27TextPage Scan
Sing With Me #178
Sing! A New Creation #124TextAudio
Sing! A New Creation #245TextAudio
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #267Page Scan
Singing the Faith #197a
Small Church Music #1348Audio
Small Church Music #2964Audio
Small Church Music #6504Audio
Songs for Life #58
The Christian Life Hymnal #148
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #405
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #641
The New Century Hymnal #397
The Worshiping Church #580TextFlexScorePage Scan
The Worshiping Church #813TextPage Scan
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #774
Worship (3rd ed.) #404Page Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #444
Worship (4th ed.) #800
Worship (4th ed.) #897
Worship and Rejoice #245TextScoreAudioPage Scan
Worship and Rejoice #383
Worship and Rejoice #684TextAudioPage Scan
Worship Supplement 2000 #788TextPage Scan
Include 17 pre-1979 instances



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