How long shall virtue languish

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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Author: Thomas Hastings

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Church Melodies, a Collection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs #d441
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Melodies for the Temperance Ship. 5th thousand #d37
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #36cPage Scan
Revival Hymns #d24
Sacred Melodies #d121
Select Hymns #d190
Select Hymns: adapted to the devotional exercises of the Baptist denomination (2nd ed.) #491Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of revival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions... (3rd ed.) #370Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of rivival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest #370Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles, to missinary meetings, to monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest.(Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #370Page Scan
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d41
Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel: a collection of hymns, songs and odes for temperance meetings and festivals #39bPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #712Page Scan
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #563Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #533Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #824Page Scan
The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #529Page Scan
The New Brunswick Temperance Songster #d18



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