SUNSET (Barnby)

SUNSET (Barnby)

Composer: Joseph Barnby (1887)
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: SUNSET (Barnby)
Composer: Joseph Barnby (1887)
Meter: 8.8.8.4
Incipit: 33221 54334 57654
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Hymn Tunes #176

Hymnal of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross #8

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Hymns of the Living Church #295

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Life-Time Hymns #35b

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #204

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The Church Hymnal #8b

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The Hymnal #504b

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The New Laudes Domini #104

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The Westminster Abbey Hymn-Book #27b

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