Biography of Macpherson Charles:
When Sir Hubert Parry died in 1918 his funeral service was held in St. Paul's Cathedral. A number of his friends wrote pieces especially for this occasion and these were later published under the title of A Little Organ Book. Charles Macpherson was then organist of the Cathedral having also been a chorister from 1879-1884 and was sub-organist from 1895-1916. The Andante in G was his contribution to the Little Organ Book.