GALILEAN

GALILEAN

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 13 hymnals


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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: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 32354 21716 53212
Key: G Major

Texts

Here am I, send me

Hark! the voice of Jesus crying,
"Who will go and work today?
Fields are white and harvests waiting;
Who will bear the sheave away?"
Loud and long the Master calleth;
Rich reward He offers free;
Who will answer, gladly saying,
"Here am I; send me, send me"?

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #573TextFlexscorePage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #191TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #826TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #827
Lutheran Worship #318TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #2088Audio
Small Church Music #2089Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #2668TextScoreAudio
Include 5 pre-1979 instances



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