CHILDREN'S PRAISE

CHILDREN'S PRAISE

Composer: Jo­seph Barn­by
Published in 1 hymnal


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Composer: Jo­seph Barn­by

Barnby was a composer, conductor and (like his father Thomas Barnby) an organist. He entered the choir of York Minster at age seven, and was an organist and choirmaster at twelve. In 1854 he went to London and entered the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied under Cipriani Potter and Charles Lucas. In 1856, he competed for the first Mendelssohn Scholarship. When the examinations were over, of the nineteen applicants, he was tied for first place with Arthur Sullivan. After a second test, Sullivan won. Barnby was organist at Mitcham, St. Michael’s, Queenhithe, and St. James’ the Less, Westminster, before he was appointed to St. Andrew’s, Wells Street, where he remained from 1863 to 1871, establishing the musical reputation of the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Jo­seph Barn­by
Meter: 7.7.7.5 D
Incipit: 33136 55176 53233
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7699
Text: Wilt Thou Hear the Voice of Praise?
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