Organ Sheet Music
Compositions by Sir G. A. Macfarren
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Biography of Sir G. A. Macfarren
Macfarren, Sir George Alexander. Mus.B. (Cantab, 1876), M.A. (Cantab), Mus.D. (Cantab, 1876); knighted, 1883. Pupil of his father and Charles Lucas; studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, with Cipriani Potter, 1829. Professor of the Royal Academy of Music, London, 1834-76; principal there, 1876-87; professor of music at Cambridge University, 1875-; conductor. Composed operas, oratorios, cantatas, services, anthems, overtures, chamber music, part-songs, songs, &c. Wrote about music, harmony, and counterpoint. Brother of Walter Macfarren. b. Westminster, London, England, Mar. 2nd, 1813; d. Marylebone, London, Oct. 31st, 1887.
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