[A pilgrim was I and a wandering]

Composer: John W. Peterson

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Composer: Alfred B. Smith

Used pseudonym B. C. Laurelton ---------- In 1930, he began playing on radio broadcasts in Jersey City, New Jersey, on "The Old Fashioned Gospel Hour." After meeting Wendell P. Loveless, Alfred enrolled at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and became a member of the WMBI staff. During service as Minister of Music at The Church of the Open Door in Philadelphia, he taught at The Philadelphia School of the Bible in the fall of 1938. During that year, he wrote "For God So Loved the World" after visiting the ninety-four year-old hymn writer George C. Stebbins. Smith met Billy Graham when they were both students at Wheaton College. During their long collaboration, they founded Singspiration in 1941. After graduating from Whea… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [A pilgrim was I and a wandering]
Composer: John W. Peterson (1958)
Composer: Alfred B. Smith (1958)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Incipit: 51113 21611 12222
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1958, Singspiration Music (ASCAP) (Admin. Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing Inc.)

Timeline

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • He Leadeth Me: Organ Solos
    Composer/Editor Albin C. Whitworth
    Published By: Good Life Publications, Inc. (1982) pp. 16
  • Beside the Still Waters: Paul Mickelson Organ Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1977) pp. 28
  • A Treasury of Gospel Favorites for Organ
    Composer/Editors Eugene McCluskey; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 24
  • Gospel Hymn Devotions - Number Two: Fourteen Transcriptions for Organ - Standard or Spinet Keyboards
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Roger C. Wilson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 16
  • The Organist Volume 75 Number 3 July 1971: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Peterson-Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 40
  • Crusade Favorites from Around the World: Arranged for All Organs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Sacred Songs (1968) pp. 2
  • Easy Organ Favorites: Easy Organ Arrangements of Famous Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editors Harold H. DeCou; John W. Peterson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1966) pp. 6
  • The Gospel Organist Volume Three: Gospel-Song Arrangements Suitable for Preludes, Offertories, Specials
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1965) pp. 17

Piano Solo

  • Down Home with Paul Mickelson: 20 Gospel Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: John W. Peterson Music Company (1987) pp. 2
  • Bock's Best Volume I: 50 Outstanding Piano Arrangements of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1980) pp. 150
  • Piano Portraits
    Composer/Editor Paul Mickelson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1977) pp. 6
  • Piano Solo Favorites Volume Three
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1977) pp. 2

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Precious Memories: Classic Arrangements for Piano/Organ
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1993) pp. 54
  • A Song in My Heart: Gospel Duets for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Stamps-Baxter Music (1989) pp. 43
  • Don Hustad Meets John W. Peterson at the Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1981) pp. 32
  • Mickelson Magnuson Organ and Piano Duets
    Composer/Editors Paul Mickelson; Charles Magnuson
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1976) pp. 50

Instances

Instances (1 - 21 of 21)

Alabanzas Favoritas No. 2 #150

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #422

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #91

Celebremos Su Gloria #391

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #228

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #624

Himnos de la Iglesia #338

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #435

Hymns of Faith #282

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #590

Audio

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #369

Rejoice Hymns #544

Sacred Songs of the Church #530

Sing Joyfully #463

Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #216

The Celebration Hymnal #691

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #45

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #277

The Worshiping Church #639

Worship His Majesty #361

Yes, Lord! #398

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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