HOLY CROSS (53215)

HOLY CROSS (53215)

Composer (attributed to): Thomas Hastings
Published in 63 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer (attributed to): 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: HOLY CROSS (53215)
Composer (attributed to): Thomas Hastings
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 53215 76512 52235
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
in a believer's ear!
It soothes our sorrows, heals our wounds,
and drives away our fear.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2495
Text: How Condescending and How Kind
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The Cyber Hymnal #2672
Text: His Wide Dominion Shall Extend
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The Cyber Hymnal #2993
Text: In Life's Gay Dawn
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The Cyber Hymnal #4595
Text: Not All the Outward Forms on Earth
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The Cyber Hymnal #5026
Text: O Jesus, King Most Wonderful
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The Cyber Hymnal #7762
Text: Ye Islands of the Northern Sea
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The Cyber Hymnal #8840
Text: Prayer Is The Breath Of God In Man
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The Cyber Hymnal #10180
Text: Great Is The Lord, His Works Of Might
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Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
Page Scan

Melodies of Salvation #215

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2495

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2672

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2993

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4595

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5026

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The Cyber Hymnal #7762

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #8840

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #10180

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