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Now we raise our tuneful voices in a new melodious

Now we raise our tuneful voices in a new melodious

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 5 hymnals

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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First Line: Now we raise our tuneful voices in a new melodious
Author: Thomas Hastings
Refrain First Line: As we lift our waving banners

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns: or, the child's Sunday school music book. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Complete #36Page Scan
Anniversary and Sabbath School Hymns; or The Child's Sunday School Music Book #d60
Anniversary Hymns: or the Child's Sunday School Music Book Nos.1, 2, and 3 Complete #d50
The Canadian Warbler #d101
Wreath of Praise #d74
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