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ST. FIDELIS

ST. FIDELIS

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 14 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: ST. FIDELIS
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 33453 23117 65565
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2608
Text: How Sweetly Flowed the Gospel's Sound
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The Cyber Hymnal #2608

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