EMMAUS (Barnby)

EMMAUS (Barnby)

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1862)
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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 >

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Title: EMMAUS (Barnby)
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1862)
Incipit: 11234 55765 55
Copyright: Public Domain


The day, O Lord, is spent

The day, O Lord, is spent;
Abide with us, and rest;
Our hearts' desires are fully bent
On making Thee our Guest.

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The day of praise is done

The day of praise is done;
The evening shadows fall;
Yet pass not from us with the sun,
True Light that lightenest all.

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Come, Holy Ghost, Our Hearts Inspire



The Cyber Hymnal #6541
Text: Teach Me, My God and King
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The Cyber Hymnal #6541

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