WorldCat Identities

Macfarren, G. A. (George Alexander) 1813-1887

Overview
Works: 1,181 works in 1,755 publications in 1 language and 4,795 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Juvenile works  Librettos  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Arranger, Composer, Attributed name, Librettist, Bookseller, Adapter
Classifications: M1500.P98, 782.1
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Most widely held works by G. A Macfarren
Popular music of the olden time; a collection of ancient songs, ballads, and dance tunes, illustrative of the national music of England by W Chappell( )

23 editions published between 1859 and 1880 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas oratorio; for chorus, soli and orchestra by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( )

9 editions published between 1840 and 1841 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling miniature opera, filled with intense drama and elegant song, lasts no more than an hour, yet unfolds a virtuoso range of expressive music, from a high-spirited sailors{u2019} dance to Dido{u2019}s touching lament "When I am laid in earth." First presented in 1689, remains the oldest operatic work still popularly performed. Authoritative early edition
The Passion of Our Lord (according to St. John) by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

3 editions published between 1872 and 1950 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood by G. A Macfarren( )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The string of pearls, or, The barber of Fleet street a domestic romance by James Malcolm Rymer( )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rudiments of harmony with progressive exercises and appendix by G. A Macfarren( Book )

34 editions published between 1860 and 1890 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical history, with a Roll of the names of musicians and the times and places of their births and deaths by G. A Macfarren( Book )

14 editions published in 1885 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six lectures on harmony by G. A Macfarren( Book )

9 editions published between 1867 and 1892 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belshazzar : an oratorio for soprano, mezzo soprano (or alto), alto, tenor, and bass soli (with small supporting parts for tenor and bass), SATB chorus (with divisi SAT), and orchestra by George Frideric Handel( )

16 editions published between 1873 and 1895 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counterpoint : a practical course of study by G. A Macfarren( Book )

17 editions published between 1879 and 1895 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses and lectures by G. A Macfarren( Book )

6 editions published between 1888 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May day : a cantata for soprano solo, chorus and orchestra by G. A Macfarren( )

18 editions published between 1856 and 1900 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John the Baptist : an oratorio by G. A Macfarren( )

27 editions published between 1873 and 1883 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood an opera in three acts by G. A Macfarren( Book )

6 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helvellyn an opera in four acts by G. A Macfarren( Book )

5 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil's opera in two acts by G. A Macfarren( Book )

6 editions published between 1838 and 1840 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged in two groups: I. Promptbooks (1). II. Lyrics (1)
The sleeper awakened a serenata by G. A Macfarren( Book )

4 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Day's Treatise on harmony by Alfred Day( Book )

4 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mac Farren George 1813-1887

Macfarren, G.A.

Macfarren, G. A. 1813-1887 Sir

Macfarren, G. A. (George Alexander), Sir, 1813-1887

Macfarren, G. Alex. 1813-1887

Macfarren, Georg Alexander 1813-1887

Macfarren, George 1813-1887

Macfarren, George Alexander 1813-1887

Macfarren, George Alexander 1813-1887 Sir

Macfarren, George Alexander, Sir, 1813-1887

Mc Farren George Alexander 1813-1887

McFarren, George Alexander

Mcfarren George Alexander 1813-1887

Languages
English (207)