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RETREAT (Hastings)

RETREAT (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1842)
Published in 182 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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 (1842)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 34555 43665 71222
Key: B♭ Major

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #244
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #194
Text: Another Six Days' Work Is Done
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #1626
Text: From Every Stormy Wind
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7143
Text: We Bless the Name of Christ, the Lord
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #585
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #244ScoreAudio
Himnos de la Iglesia #69
Himnos de la Iglesia #484
Hinário para o Culto Cristão #220
Hymnal: A Worship Book #458
Hymns of Faith #95TextPage Scan
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #118
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #174
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #161TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #154
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #372
Small Church Music #1893Audio
Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #353
The Cyber Hymnal #194TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #1626TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #7143TextScoreAudio
The Harmonia Sacra: a compilation of genuine church music : comprising a great variety of metres, harmonized for four voices : together with a copious explication of the principles ...(25th ed.) #69B
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #319TextPage Scan
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #432Text
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #631TextPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #553Text
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #228
Include 159 pre-1979 instances
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