O what is earthly pleasure

O what is earthly pleasure

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: 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 >

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Author: Thomas Hastings



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Christian Psalms and Hymns to Aid in Public and Private Devotion #d705
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #374Page Scan
Church Psalmist: or Psalms and Hymns Designed for the Public, Social, and Private Use of Evangelical Christians ... with Supplement. 53rd ed. #P39ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #P39ePage Scan
Church Psalmist: or, psalms and hymns, for the public, social and private use of Evangelical Christians. With Supplement. (50th ed.) #P39ePage Scan
Hymns of Worship: Designed for Use Especially in the Lecture Room, the Prayer Meeting and the Family #568Page Scan
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d101
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d638
Sacred Melodies #d194
The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns: with copious selections from other sources; the whole carefully revised and arranged, with directions for musical expression #P39ePage Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #164Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book: compiled from various authors and private manuscripts: for the use of maternal associations, and for special occasions of social and private worship #118Page Scan
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #69Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lyre #d118
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #55Page Scan
The Sunday School Choir and Superintendent's Assistant: Consisting of Services, Prayers, and Lessons for the Opening of Sunday School #d90