The Haven (Barnby, Joseph)

Sheet Music


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Publisher. Info. Novello's Part-Song Book (Second Series), No.722.
London: Novello, Ewer & Co., 1894.
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General Information

Work Title The Haven
Alternative. Title A Four-Part Song
Composer Barnby, Joseph
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 12
Librettist Angela Goetze (Angela Primrose Hamilton Schweich-Mond (1871-1941))*
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation SATB

Navigation etc.

  • Sister of the artist Sigismund Goetze, whose works included a portrait of Miss Angela Goetze and a portrait of Joseph Barnby.
Family Tree Guide
The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors, Vol.3, p.258
BBC page for Barnby

"The words of 'The Haven' by Angela Goetze, published in the Musical Times for October, bear a far too close resemblance to the Rev. H. R. Haweis's 'Hymn of the Homeland.'" - The Musical Herald, Nov. 1, 1894, p.339.