ARCADIA (Hastings)

ARCADIA (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1839)
Published in 8 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1839)
Meter: 8.6.8.6

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #513

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #211

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New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #278

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #651

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