The rosy light is dawning

The rosy light is dawning

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 37 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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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #2Page Scan
Bradbury's Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies: comprising a great variety of new music and hymns composed and written expressly for the Sabbath school: together with many of the best ... #105aPage Scan
Bradbury's Sabbath School Melodies, and Family Choir: a complete collection of hymns and music for all Sabbath school occasions #126Page Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #777Page Scan
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #453Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: original and selected: designed for the use of families and private circles; for social prayer meetings, seasons of revival or oother occasions of special interest #229Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools #18Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Sabbath School of the Second Reformed Church, Albany N. Y. #125Page Scan
Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #304Page Scan
Juvenile Songs: religious, moral and sentimental, with brief exercises, adapted to the purposes of primary instruction #110Page Scan
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d127
Oriola #d230
Oriola #d233
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #72Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d780
Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. #d810
Sabbath School Gems #d115
Sabbath School Gems of Music and Poetry: designed expressly for the Sabbath School #10Page Scan
Sacred Songs for Family and Social Worship: comprising the most approved spiritual hymns with chaste and popular tunes #261Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d414
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #27Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #72Page Scan
The Canadian Warbler #d147
The Children's Choir #d46
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 #383Page Scan
The Clariona #d205
The Evergreen #d87
The Minstrel of Zion: a book of religious songs, accompanied with appropriate music, chiefly original #52Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #13Page 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 #11Page Scan
The New Golden Chain of Sabbath School Melodies: containing every piece (music and words) of the golden chain, with abot third additional #105aPage 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 #226bPage Scan
The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #41Page Scan
The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #78Page Scan
The Sacred Lyre #d62
The Singing Book for Boys' and Girls' Meetings: a collection of easy songs and tunes #114Page Scan
The Young Choir: adapted to the use of juvenile sing schools, Sabbath schools, primary classes, etc #40Page Scan