INVITATION (Hastings)

INVITATION (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings
Published in 17 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

Composer: Thomas Hastings
Meter: 8.6.8.6.4
Incipit: 53215 61665
Key: A♭ Major

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1444
Text: Father Supreme, by Whom We Live
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  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6935
Text: 'Tis Thine Alone, Almighty Name
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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The Cyber Hymnal #12134
Text: See, From On High, A Light Divine
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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The Cyber Hymnal #1444

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6935

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #12134

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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