ROBINSON (Hastings)

ROBINSON (Hastings)

Composer: Thomas Hastings
Published in 8 hymnals


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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: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 55565 33244 4
Key: E♭ Major

Texts

I Have Followed Truth and Justice

I have followed truth and justice;
Leave me not in deep distress;
Be my help and my protection,
Let the proud no more oppress.
For Thy word and Thy salvation,
Lord, my eyes with longing fall;
Teach Thy statutes to Thy servants,
Let Thy mercy now prevail.

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Hark! The Sound of Holy Voices

May the Grace of Christ Our Savior

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2823
Text: I Have Followed Truth and Justice
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