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Why that soul's commotion

Why that soul's commotion

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 17 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: Why that soul's commotion
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Church Melodies #211

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Church Pastorals, hymns and tunes for public and social worship #331

Prison Hymn Book #d405

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Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship #99

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad1284

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Songs for the Sanctuary #501

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Songs for the Sanctuary #501

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Songs for the Sanctuary #501

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #501

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Songs of Zion Enlarged #85

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Songs of Zion #60

The Church Hymn Book #d653

The Sacred Lyre #d77

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #217a

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The Wesleyan Sacred Harp #217a

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