RETREAT (Hastings)

RETREAT (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1842)
Published in 185 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

Composer: Thomas Hastings (1842)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 34555 43665 71222
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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)

Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #585

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Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #244

Himnos de la Iglesia #69

Himnos de la Iglesia #484

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #220

Hymnal: A Worship Book #458

TextPage Scan

Hymns of Faith #95

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

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Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #161

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #154

Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #372

Audio

Small Church Music #1893

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #353

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #194

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1626

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7143

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #319

Text

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #432

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #631

Text

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #553

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #228

Include 162 pre-1979 instances
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