LITLINGTON TOWER

LITLINGTON TOWER

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1862)
Published in 10 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI

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: LITLINGTON TOWER
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1862)
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 13651 12143 21554
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lord God of morning and of night

The Enjoyment of Heaven

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar

Lord Jesus! when we stand afar,
And gaze upon Thy holy cross,
In love of Thee, and scorn of self,
Oh, may we count the world as loss!

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10218
Text: When, as returns the solemn day
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10218

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