Soft and holy is the place

Soft and holy is the place

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: SOFT AND HOLY
Published in 24 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: Soft and holy is the place
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Instances (1 - 24 of 24)
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Church Melodies #247

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d115

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Pilgrim's Songs #53

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad984

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Songs for the Sanctuary #891

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Songs for the Sanctuary #891

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Songs for the Sanctuary #891

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #891

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #891

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Songs of the Church #743

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #351

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #351

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #351

The Book of Praise #d685

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The Christian Hymnal #313

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #389

The Golden Harp #d282

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The Mother's Hymn Book #142

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The New England Sabbath School Minstrel #126

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The New York Choralist #237

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The Sabbath School Lute #169

The Sabbath School Lyre #d137

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The Sabbath School Lyre #27

The Service of Praise #d273

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