ORTONVILLE

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: ORTONVILLE
Composer: Thomas Hastings (1837)
Meter: 8.6.8.6.6
Incipit: 51122 32156 61655
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Majestic sweetness sits enthroned

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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Organ Solo

  • The Organist Volume 102 Number 6 January 1999: The Service Music Companion for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Franklin Ritter
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1999) pp. 78
  • Sunday Morning Favorites Volume 2: For Solo Organ
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Benson Music Group, Inc. (1992) pp. 26
  • More Love to Thee, O Christ: For the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Sandra W. Jarrell
    Published By: Broadman Press (1983) pp. 24
  • PedalPoint Volume 1 Number 4 July August September 1982: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Sandra W. Jarrell
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1982) pp. 29
  • The Sunday Morning Organist Volume Five
    Composer/Editor Harold H. DeCou
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1973) pp. 32
  • Preludes on Well-Known Hymn Tunes Volume 3: For Organ with Hammond Registration
    Composer/Editor Samuel W. Shanko
    Published By: Broadman Press (1964) pp. 5
  • Van Denman Thompson's Hymn Meditations No. 3: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Charlotte L. Koch
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1961) pp. 62

Piano Solo

  • My Savior First of All: Favorite Hymn Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Michael Cox
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 26
  • The Church Pianist Volume 12 Number 6 July August 1996: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Michael Cox
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1996) pp. 16
  • Sun of My Soul: For the Pianist
    Composer/Editor James Pethel
    Published By: Van Ness Press, Inc. (1985) pp. 25
  • Rudy Atwood Piano Arrangements Vol. 2
    Composer/Editor Rudy Atwood
    Published By: Alma Records, Inc. (1963) pp. 11

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Two Hundred One Hymn Tune Prelude Miniatures
    Composer/Editor Mark Winchester
    Published By: Frog Music (2005) pp. 120

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