ST. GREGORY (Barnby)

ST. GREGORY (Barnby)

Arranger: Joseph Barnby (1883)
Published in 4 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Arranger: 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: ST. GREGORY (Barnby)
Arranger: Joseph Barnby (1883)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Incipit: 11121 11716 55111
Key: C Major
Source: Gregorian
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)
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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #362

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Hymns of the Kingdom of God #400

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Hymns of the Living Church #64

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The Hymnal of Praise #98

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