Pleading Savior (William Walker)

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Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2018-09-03).   Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 48 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as published in 1846. Seven stanzas included, as in Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, 1846.

General Information

Title: Pleading Savior
First Line: Now the Savior stands a pleading
Arranger: Joshua Leavitt
Arranger: William Walker
Lyricist: John Leland

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred   Meter: 87. 87. D

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1846 in Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, p. 256

Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1953b, No. 100). First published by Joshua Leavitt in his Christian Lyre, 1830, p. 156, for Tenor and Bass. Re-arranged by William Walker in his Southern and Western Pocket Harmonist, 1846, pp. 110-111, with new Treble and Bass parts; William Walker added an Alto part in his Christian Harmony, 1867, p. 256. The words by John Leland, ca. 1790, with six or seven stanzas.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Now the Savior stands a pleading.