HAVEN (Hastings)

HAVEN (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings
Published in 16 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: HAVEN (Hastings)
Composer: Thomas Hastings
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 33215 43332 55454
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Confidence in God

O God, give ear unto my cry,
And to my voice attend;
Thought far from home and from Thy house,
To Thee my prayers ascend.

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Happy is he, whose early years

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4876
Text: O God, Give Ear
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The Cyber Hymnal #4876

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