George A. Macfarren

George A. Macfarren
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Short Name: George A. Macfarren
Full Name: Macfarren, G. A. (George Alexander), Sir, 1813-1887
Birth Year: 1813
Death Year: 1887

George Alexander Macfarren, Mus. Doc.; b. London, 1813; d. London, 1887

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal, 1908

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Born: March 2, 1813, Westminster, England.
Died: October 31, 1887, St. Marylebone, England.
Buried: Hampstead Cemetery, London, England.

Brother of Walter Macfarren, George was a principal of the Royal Academy of Music; professor at Cambridge University; conductor at Covent Garden, London; program note writer for the Philharmonic Society; and editor of Handel and Purcell. He wrote 18 operas, 13 oratorios and cantatas, 9 symphonies, and 162 songs. He went blind in 1860, and was knighted in 1883.

Sources:
Frost, p. 681
Lightwood, p. 189
Nutter, p. 460

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Alexander_Macfarren

Wikipedia Biography

Sir George Alexander Macfarren (2 March 1813 – 31 October 1887) was an English composer and musicologist.

Tunes by George A. Macfarren (27)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[All things come of Thee, O Lord]George A. MacFarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)2
Chant (Macfarren 56713)George A. MacFarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)4
BRIDEGROOM (Macfarren)George A. Macfarren (Composer)555566 1
[Chant] (Macfarren 56512)Macfarren (Composer)1056512 31171
[Chant] (Macfarren 56137)Macfarren (Composer)1056137 13455 5
[Christ, our passover] (Macfarren)George A. Macfarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)1
Chant (Macfarren 12346)George A. MacFarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)1712346 71171
CORBETGeorge Alexander Macfarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)311231 55671 61675
DEDICATION (Macfarren)G. A. Macfarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)1153456 66765 43462
[Drop down, ye heavens from above]MacFarren (Composer)2
SHEPHERD (Macfarren)G. A. Macfarren (Composer)753156 53567 176
EVENING HYMN (Macfarren)G. A. Macfarren (Composer)334531 76552 23453
FAITHFULNESS (Macfarren)George Alexander Macfarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)655567 12513 22234
[Chant] (Macfarren 56154)Dr. G. A. Macfarren (Composer)256154 65321
LUFFENHAMGeorge F. Macfarren (Composer)555567 12513 32234
LUX PRIMA (Macfarren)Sir G. A. MacFarren (Composer)733333 22445 2433
CRIPPLEGATE George Alexander Macfarren (Composer)412367 12334 35421
[O Lord of earth and Lord of heaven]G. A. Macfarren (Composer)255311 43223 17662
[O sing unto the Lord a new song] (Macfarren)George A Macfarren, 1813-1887 (Composer)1
[O taste and see how gracious is the Lord]MacFarren (Composer)2
[One thing have I desired of the Lord]MacFarren (Composer)2
ST. ANDREW (Macfarren)G. A. Macfarren (Composer)151171 44336 53127
[Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you] (Macferren)George A. Macfarren (Composer)2
[They that put their trust in the Lord]MacFarren (Composer)2
[This is the day which the Lord hath made] (MacFarren)MacFarren (Composer)2
THY LIFE WAS GIVENGeorge A. Macfarren (Composer)514231 66534 22111
WYCKOFFG. A. Macfarren (Composer)1017653 12343 25321

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