Samuel Arnold

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Born: 10 August 1740 in London, England

Died: 22 October 1802 in London


Composer for the London stage, organist at the Chapel Royal and Westminster Abbey. He edited an edition of Handel's works, one of the first comprehensive editions of any composer. He also compiled Cathedral Music, a four-volume "supplement" to William Boyce's Cathedral Music.

View the Wikipedia article on Samuel Arnold.

List of choral works


Anglican Chants

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Secular works

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1790 – Cathedral Music (Samuel Arnold) – in four volumes


  • Johnstone, H. Diack. 1975. The genesis of Boyce's 'Cathedral Music'. Music and Letters 56(1):26-40.

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