ZION (Hastings)

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: ZION (Hastings)
Composer: Thomas Hastings (1830)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Incipit: 55531 56511 22171
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah

Guide me, O my great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land;
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your powerful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore,
feed me now and evermore.

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On the Mountain's Top Appearing

Arrangements

Piano Solo

  • The Piano Hymnal: 200 Favorite Hymn Arrangements
    Composer/Editor David Smither
    Published By: Trinity House Publishing, Inc. (1985) pp. 25

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Twenty-Four Hymn Introductions Volume II: Opus 56
    Composer/Editor Jan Bender
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1974) pp. 19

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #513
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #5244
Text: On the Mountain's Top Appearing
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6252
Text: Souls in Heathen Darkness Lying
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #6279
Text: Speed Thy Servants, Savior
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7127
Text: Watchmen on the Walls of Zion
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7831
Text: Zion Stands by Hills Surrounded
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
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The Cyber Hymnal #9548
Text: Zion, By Her God Forsaken
  • PDF (PDF)
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Timeless Truths #851
Text: On the Mountain's Top Appearing
  • On_the_Mountains_Top_Appearing.pdf (PDF)
  • On_the_Mountains_Top_Appearing.xml (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 26 of 26)
Text

African American Heritage Hymnal #140

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #53

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #563

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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #582

ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #513

Christmas Favorites #5

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #340

TextPage Scan

One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #227

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #609

Audio

Small Church Music #2013

The A.M.E. Zion Hymnal #649

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5244

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The Cyber Hymnal #6252

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The Cyber Hymnal #6279

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7127

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #7831

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The Cyber Hymnal #9548

The History of Hymn Singing as told through One hundred & One famous hymns #95

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The New Century Hymnal #19

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #232

TextAudio

Timeless Truths #651

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Timeless Truths #851

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Total Praise #132

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #350

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Trinity Psalter Hymnal #87B

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Yes, Lord! #31

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