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Pilgrims in this vale of sorrow

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Pilgrims in this vale of sorrow
Author: Thomas Hastings

Tune

REGENT SQUARE (Smart)

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REGENT SQUARE for the Horatius Bonar (PHH 260) doxology "Glory be to God the Father." The tune was first published in the English Presbyterian Church's Psalms and Hymns for Divine Worship (1867), of which Smart was music editor. Because the text editor of that hymna…

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African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book #548b

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Church Harmonies #212

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #248

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Church Hymns and Gospel Songs #248

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Church Melodies #397

Gloria in Excelsis #d550

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #827

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d323

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Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs #273

Lyra Sacra Americana #d159

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Montreat Hymns #273

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #944

School and College Hymnal #d122

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School and College Hymnal #79

Schools Lyrics #d177

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Songs for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #142c

Songs for the New Life #d524

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad898

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Songs for the Sanctuary #956

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Songs for the Sanctuary #956

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Songs for the Sanctuary #956

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #956

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #956

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Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations #162

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Songs of the Church #565

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The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book #548b

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The Baptist Praise Book #981

The Book of Praise #d629

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The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs" #953

The Hour of Praise #d49

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #140

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The New Laudes Domini #881

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d198

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The Public School Hymnal #202

The Saints' Harp #d678

The Saints' Hymnal #d230

The School Hymnary #d152

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