SHELTERING WING

SHELTERING WING

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 37 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: SHELTERING WING
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 17675 65345 67176
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Hymn Tune Compositions by Austin C. Lovelace: 12 Chorale Preludes / Variations 22 Original Hymn Tunes
    Composer/Editor Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Darcey Press (2012) pp. 58

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4578
Text: No Longer of Him Be It Said
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
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  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5550
Text: O Zion, 'Tis Thy God's Command
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #86

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #115

Church Hymnal, Mennonite #169

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #4578

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5550

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