Barnekow studied piano and body organ in Copenhagen, attaining a higher degree of skill. As an separately wealthy guy, he could devote a few of his time for you to taking part as an administrator at many Danish musical establishments. His compositions are created in an enchanting style similar compared to that of Hartmann and Gade. His function contains cantatas, choral and single music, chamber music, and piano functions. He was an power on sacred choral performing and composed many hymns for the Danish cathedral. He also offered as editor for the Danish hymnbook aswell as for many works by various other composers, including Buxtehude, who was simply relatively unknown at that time.