HASTINGS (Hastings)

HASTINGS (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1830)
Published in 23 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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

Title: HASTINGS (Hastings)
Composer: Thomas Hastings (1830)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.8.8
Incipit: 34553 21765 43655
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Organ Music for Lent and Easter
    Composer/Editor Raymond H. Haan
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1986) pp. 14, 16

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1336
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2208
Text: How Calm and Beautiful the Morn
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1336

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #130

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2208

Include 20 pre-1979 instances
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