CLOISTERS (Barnby 33333)

CLOISTERS (Barnby 33333)

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 72 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
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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: CLOISTERS (Barnby 33333)
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Incipit: 33333 54322 33333
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • More Last Verses: Another Two Hundred Varied Hymn Tune Harmonies
    Composer/Editor Noel Rawsthorne
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (1996) pp. 45
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 27
  • Hymn Tunes with Varied Harmonies Book 10: For Pianoforte or Organ
    Composer/Editor Joseph E. Newell
    Published By: Edwin Ashdown, Limited (London) (1920) pp. 19

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion from Lent to Easter: Over 50 Seasonal Pieces for Organ
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2000) pp. 108


The Cyber Hymnal #12144
Text: Bending Before Thee
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
Small Church Music #331
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #417a

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Complete Mission Praise #441

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CPWI Hymnal #326


Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #529

Hymns of the Saints #491


Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #602a


Small Church Music #331


The Cyber Hymnal #12144

The Liturgy of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives #12

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TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #132

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