C. A. Barry

Short Name: C. A. Barry
Full Name: Barry, C. A. (Charles Ainslie), 1830-1915
Birth Year: 1830
Death Year: 1915

Barry, Charles Ainslie, born in London June 10, 1830. A writer who is understood to edit the Programme-books of the Richter Concerts, and whose initials are appended to many thoughtful analyses of Beethoven, Schumann, Wagner, etc. Mr. Barry was educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge; he was a pupil of T. A. Walmisley, and afterwards studied music at Leipzig and Dresden. He contributed for long to the 'Guardian,' edited the 'Monthly Musical Record,' 1875–79, and has been otherwise active with his pen. He has published several songs and PF. pieces. A MS. Festival March of his was often played at the Crystal Palace in 1862-3, and he has a symphony and other orchestral pieces in MS. He was secretary to the Liszt Scholarship Fund 1886, and is an earnest Zukunftsmusiker.

A Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1900) https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/A_Dictionary_of_Music_and_Musicians

Tunes by C. A. Barry (5)sort descendingAsInstances
[Chant] (Barry 34535)C. A. Barry, 1830-1915 (Composer)2
EASTER DAWNCharles Ainslie Barry, 1830-1915 (Composer)2
HAWKSLEYC. A. Barry (Composer)2
[Lord, now lettest thou thy servant] (Barry)C. A. Barry (Composer)2
MACEDONCharles Ainslie Barry (Composer)2
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