Soft and holy is the place

Soft and holy is the place

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: SOFT AND HOLY
Published in 24 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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First Line: Soft and holy is the place
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #247Page Scan
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d115
Pilgrim's Songs: a musical pocket companion, or hymn and tune fook for prayer and social meetings consisting chiefly of selections from the author's most popular melodies and hymns that have . . . #53Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #ad984
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #891Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #891Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #891Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #891Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #891Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #743Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of revival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions... (3rd ed.) #351Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles in seasons of rivival, to missionary meetings, to the monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest #351Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for Social Worship: adapted to the use of families and private circles, to missinary meetings, to monthly concert, and to other occasions of special interest.(Rev. and Enl. Ed.) #351Page Scan
The Book of Praise: or, Hymns for Public and Social Worship #d685
The Christian Hymnal: a selection of psalms and hymns with music, for use in public worship #313Page Scan
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 #389Page Scan
The Golden Harp #d282
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 #142Page Scan
The New England Sabbath School Minstrel: a collection of music and hymns adapted to sabbath schools, families, and social meetings #126Page Scan
The New York Choralist: a new and copious collection of Psalm and hymn tunes adapted to all the various metres in general use with a large variety of anthems and set pieces #237Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lute: a selection of hymns and appropriate melodies, adapted to the wants of Sabbath schools, families and social meetings #169Page Scan
The Sabbath School Lyre #d137
The Sabbath School Lyre: a collection of hymns and music, original and selected, for general use in sabbath schools #27Page Scan
The Service of Praise #d273



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