HASTINGS (Hastings)

HASTINGS (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1830)
Published in 31 hymnals

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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)
Incipit: 34553 21765 43655
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


He Lives Again

I look to Thee in every need

I look to thee in every need,
And never look in vain
I feel thy strong and tender love,
And all is well again:
The thought of thee is mightier far
Than sin, and pain, and sorrow are.

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Organ Solo

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


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 (1 - 3 of 3)

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1336

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #130


The Cyber Hymnal #2208

Include 28 pre-1979 instances
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