BARNBY (Barnby 12346)

BARNBY (Barnby 12346)

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 9 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Joseph Barnby

Joseph Barnby (b. York, England, 1838; d. London, England, 1896) An accomplished and popular choral director in England, Barby showed his musical genius early: he was an organist and choirmaster at the age of twelve. He became organist at St. Andrews, Wells Street, London, where he developed an outstanding choral program (at times nicknamed "the Sunday Opera"). Barnby introduced annual performances of J. S. Bach's St. John Passion in St. Anne's, Soho, and directed the first performance in an English church of the St. Matthew Passion. He was also active in regional music festivals, conducted the Royal Choral Society, and composed and edited music (mainly for Novello and Company). In 1892 he was knighted by Queen Victoria. His compositions in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BARNBY (Barnby 12346)
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 12346 54356 71655
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

The Bible, the light of the world

A glory gilds the sacred page,
Majestic like the sun:
It gives a light to every age;
It gives, but borrows none.

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Through All the Changing Scenes of Life

When downward to the darksome tomb

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4903
Text: O God, Thy Power Is Wonderful
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The Cyber Hymnal #7532
Text: With Restless and Ungoverned Rage
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #4903

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The Cyber Hymnal #7532

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