CROSSING THE BAR (Barnby)

CROSSING THE BAR (Barnby)

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1892)
Published in 47 hymnals


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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: CROSSING THE BAR (Barnby)
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1892)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 33355 11446 62234
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Library Volume 41
    Composer/Editor Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2007) pp. 91
  • The Amateur Organist No. 93: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Esther S. Higgins
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 10
  • The Amateur Organist Number 93: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Esther S. Higgins
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 10
  • The Organist Volume 87 Number 4 September 1983: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors James Mansfield; Esther S. Higgins
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1983) pp. 10
  • One Hundred and One Hymns for Every Day: Hymns You'll Love to Sing and Play
    Composer/Editor Chester Nordman
    Published By: Hansen Publications, Inc. (1962) pp. 124

Piano Solo

  • Gospel Time for Piano Volume 2
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1997) pp. 37
  • The Church Pianist Volume 11 Number 4 March April 1995: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Hugh S. Livingston, Jr.; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1995) pp. 28
  • Sacred Classics Book Three: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1957) pp. 44

Media

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1185
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #1093
Text: Crossing the Bar
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
ScoreAudio

Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1185

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #618

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1093

Include 44 pre-1979 instances
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