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Composer: Joseph Barnby (1866)
Published in 150 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

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: PARADISE (Barnby)
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1866)
Incipit: 34333 54432 12433
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

  • More Concert Transcriptions of Favorite Hymns: For Piano
    Composer/Editor Clarence Kohlmann
    Published By: Theodore Presser Company (1944) pp. 18

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Famous Hymns: Academic Edition Medium Voice with Accompaniment for Piano or Organ
    Composer/Editor G. Martaine
    Published By: Academic Music Co. (1908) pp. 25


Small Church Music #2005
  • PDF Score (PDF)


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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #639


Small Church Music #2005

Include 148 pre-1979 instances
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