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

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: D
Incipit: 32354 21716 53212
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

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    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1997) pp. 14
  • 22 Hymn Introductions
    Composer/Editor Kevin J. Sadowski
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1997) pp. 14
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    Composer/Editor Edward H. Myer
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1996) pp. 38
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    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1974) pp. 23

Organ Solo

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    Composer/Editor Carolyn Hamlin
    Published By: Church Street Music (2004) pp. 49
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    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; David P. Dahl
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1984) pp. 28


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The Cyber Hymnal #2668
Text: Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling (March)
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