STAND UP (Barnby)

STAND UP (Barnby)

Composer: Joseph Barnby
Published in 9 hymnals

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: STAND UP (Barnby)
Composer: Joseph Barnby
Meter: D
Incipit: 55512 31651 17112
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus

My Master was a worker

O Brothers, Lift Your Voices

O brothers, lift your voices,
Triumphant songs to raise;
Till heaven on high rejoices,
And earth is filled with praise.
Ten thousand hearts are bounding
With holy hopes and free;
The Gospel trump is sounding,
The trump of Jubilee.

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Church Hymns and Tunes #384b

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Hymns of the Christian Life #349

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #390a

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New Songs for Service #187

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The Church Hymnal #582c

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The Church Hymnary #267a

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The Hymnal of Praise #303

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The School Hymnal #118

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Youth Hymnal #46

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