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

Title: PLEADING SAVIOR
Composer: Joshua Leavitt
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 32161 23532 32161
Key: E♭ Major
Source: J. Leavitt's Christian Lyre, 1830
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • An Organist's Book of Hymns: The Liturgical Year: 3 Part Hymns and Chorale Preludes
    Composer/Editor Noel Jones
    Published By: Frog Music (2014) pp. 148
  • Join to Sing!: 18 Organ Introductions on Familiar Hymns
    Composer/Editor Albert L. Travis
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2006) pp. 12
  • The Art of Hymn Playing 2nd edition: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2006) pp. 105
  • The St. Francis Collection of Free Accompaniments to Hymn Tunes: 80 Settings by Various Composers
    Composer/Editors Dirk van Dissel; Robert Bitgood
    Published By: G. I. A. Publications, Inc. (2005) pp. 84
  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 126
  • The Sacred Organ Journal January/February 1999 Vol. 33 No. 3: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 25
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 33 Number 3 January February 1999: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 25
  • Hymn Intonations, Preludes, and Free Harmonizations Volume IX: 25 More Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Alfred V. Fedak
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc. (1998) pp. 15
  • Hymns and Harmonizations: New Settings for Organ and Congregation
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Unity Music Press (1997) pp. 40
  • Ninety Easy Hymn Accompaniments: For Keyboard
    Composer/Editor Margaret Mealy
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc. (1997) pp. 66
  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 141
  • Seven Hymn Improvisations and Free Accompaniments: Set 1
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1992) pp. 18
  • 21 Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1988) pp. 22
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 36: General: Pl - R
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Thomas R. Pearce
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1985) pp. 9
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 63

Organ Solo

  • Gathered to Worship Volume 3: Organ Music based on Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Nicholas Palmer
    Published By: GIA Publications, Inc. (2018) pp. 64
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 39 Number 4 May June 2017 General, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2017) pp. 16
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 39 Number 5 July August 2017 General, Weddings, Patriotic, Communion: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2017) pp. 11
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 39 Number 6 September October 2017 General, All Saints, Reformation, Thanksgiving: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Anthony Giamanco
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2017) pp. 19
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 50 Number 1 September October 2015: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Stephen L. Aber
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 8
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 52
    Composer/Editor David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 22
  • Glory in the Cross: Compelling Organ Music for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter
    Composer/Editors Dennis Eliot; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 11
  • The Organist Volume 115 Number 4 September October 2011: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 22
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 45 Number 3 January February 2011: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert Hebble
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 19
  • When Morning Gilds the Skies: Hymns of praise and Thanksgiving for Organ
    Composer/Editor Anna Laura Page
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2011) pp. 24
  • The Church Year Volume 2: Lent Through Trinity
    Composer/Editor Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2009) pp. 3
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 43 Number 2 November December 2008: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert Hebble
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 12
  • Be Present Now: Five Hymn Meditations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2004) pp. 8
  • Meditations on the Savior: Six Hymns for Organ
    Composer/Editor Mark Thewes
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2001) pp. 21
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 22 Number 5 July 2000 General, Weddings: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; George Lachenauer
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (2000) pp. 6
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 33 Number 3 January February 1999: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Mark Barnard; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 25
  • 5 Hymns of Praise
    Composer/Editor Kristina Langlois
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1998) pp. 16
  • Chimes for Lent and Easter: For Organ
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 14
  • The Organist's Companion for the Church Year Book II: Easter Through Christ the King
    Composer/Editors Lee Gwozdz; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 78
  • The Triumphs of His Grace: Festive Preludes and Postludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lana Kelley
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1995) pp. 46
  • Quiet Reflections: An Organ Anthology
    Composer/Editors Dale Wood; Robert Hebble
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1994) pp. 9
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 56 Number 4 March 1993: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1993) pp. 61
  • 6 Meditations on American Folk Hymns
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1992) pp. 10
  • Sacred Organ Diversities
    Composer/Editor David H. Hegarty
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1992) pp. 33
  • Preludes, Meditations, and Quiet Postludes: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Graham
    Published By: Columbia Lady Music, Inc. (1988) pp. 16
  • PedalPoint Volume 5 Number 2 January February March 1986: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1986) pp. 14
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 36: General: Pl - R
    Composer/Editors Richard Hillert; Thomas R. Pearce
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1985) pp. 8
  • The Psaltery Organ Book
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Psaltery Music Publications (1983) pp. 17
  • Favorite Hymn-Tune Voluntaries For Organ
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 44
  • The Amateur Organist No. 85: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 54
  • The Amateur Organist Number 85: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 54
  • The Organist Volume 85 Number 3 July 1981: A Bi-Monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Edward Broughton; David Paxton
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1981) pp. 54
  • Ten Hymn Preludes In Trio Style Set 2: Arranged for Organ
    Composer/Editor David S. Harris
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1978) pp. 16
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 12 Number 4 March 1978: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Joanne S. Buck; Fred B. Binckes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1978) pp. 12
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 9 Number 4 March 1975: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 18
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 9 Number 4 March 1975: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editor Gilbert M. Martin
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1975) pp. 18
  • Consoliere Volume 2 Number 2 March April 1971: Practical and Distinctive Pieces for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Charles G. Frischmann; George Brandon
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1971) pp. 14
  • The Sacred Organ Folio No. 17
    Composer/Editor Fred B. Binckes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1971) pp. 12
  • Mixture IV: For Solo Organ
    Composer/Editor Alec Wyton
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1970) pp. 23
  • Seven Hymn Preludes: for Organ
    Composer/Editor Emma Lou Diemer
    Published By: Harold Flammer Music Publishers Incorporated (1968) pp. 5

Piano Solo

  • The Essential Collection for the Church Pianist II: 55 Timeless Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Vicki Collinsworth
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 62
  • The Church Pianist Volume 25 Number 3 January February 2009: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Roger Summers
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2009) pp. 88
  • Father, Son and Holy Spirit: One God, Three Persons, Nine Strong Hymns
    Composer/Editor Roger Summers
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 20
  • Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: One God, Three Persons, Nine Strong Hymns
    Composer/Editor Roger Summers
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 20
  • Three Appalachian Hymn Tune Settings: Arranged for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Bruce Ashton
    Published By: J. Bruce Ashton (1988) pp. 2
  • Three Appalachian Hymn Tune Settings: Arranged for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor J. Bruce Ashton
    Published By: J. Bruce Ashton (1988) pp. 2

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Three Preludes on American Hymntunes: for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 14

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