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Joseph Barnby

Barnby was educated in the Ram memory and after offering as organist in a number of London and York churches he accepted a posture as organist in St Andrew’s in 1863. There he created lavish choral solutions, including the 1st usage of harp within an Anglican support (1866). He continuing these solutions on a straight grander level at St. Anne’s in Soho, where he founded a choir that offered to introduce the general public to after that little-known functions of Handel, Beethoven, and Gounod. Barnby was a prolific author of mainly choral and vocal functions. His compositions, affected by Gounod, are melodic and psychological, and some stay popular even today.

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