MERRIAL (Barnby)

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 (1868)
Incipit: 55555 56656 76111
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #917
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #4619
Text: Now the Day Is Over
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #9380
Text: Now The Year Is Over
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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Ambassador Hymnal: for Lutheran worship #253
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #917ScoreAudio
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #589TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #560TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #570Text
Great Songs of the Church #34
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #42TextPage Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #269Text
Hymns of Faith #539TextPage Scan
Lutheran Worship #491TextPage Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #567TextPage Scan
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #108
Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #541Text
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #52
Sing Joyfully #584TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #101Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #660
The Cyber Hymnal #4619TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #9380TextScoreAudio
The New Century Hymnal #98
The New National Baptist Hymnal #31
Timeless Truths #302TextAudio
Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #406TextFlexscorePage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #439TextPage Scan
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #35TextAudio
生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #497
찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship: the Korean-English Presbyterian hymnal and service book #375
Include 169 pre-1979 instances
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