CHESHUNT COLLEGE

CHESHUNT COLLEGE

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 5 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

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: CHESHUNT COLLEGE
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Incipit: 54321 65433 45176
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Alternative Tunes

Media

Small Church Music #2857
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

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Audio

Small Church Music #2857

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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