Arnott, Archibald Davidson 25.feb.1870-1910 Scotland, Glasgow Anderston - Glasgow
organist, choirmaster, 1880 his widowed father moved to London, 1881 residing with his father and 2 servants at Cranston Road in London Sydenham, 1890-1892 as commercial clerk residing with two aunts (Margaret Arnott 68 and Sarah Arnott 64) as his housekeepers at 27 Rockbourne Road in London Forest Hill, 1891 BM and 1901 DM from Durham University, studied for a year with Hubert Parry and Charles Stanford at the Royal College of Music in London, then with Frederick Corder, organist/choirmaster of St George's in London Perry Vale, of Trinity Church in London Forest Hill, of St Gabriel's in London Pimlico, 1893 of the Society of Gray's Inn London, 1901 residing at Newport house on Maple Road in London Leyton, 1904 organist of St Paul in London Forest Hill, 1905 unfurnished renting 37 Devonshire Road in Forest Hill, 1905 organist of Queen's Park Parish Church in Glasgow, 14.mar.1907 he conducted his recently formed 80 voice Langside Choral Society in Glasgow, 9.nov.1907 he also took the conductorship of the Glasgow Select Choir ; son of commercial clerk/merchant Archibald Carmichael Arnott (Scotland Renfrewshire, Johnston 1830-27.jul.1887 Forest Hill) and Agnes Davidson (Glasgow 12.feb.1837-) ; 1898 in Forest Hill he married Homerton College graduate Jessie Black (London St Luke 18.may.1860-11.apr.1937 Forest Hill)

Title Parts


[] Gloria. Solo, choir and orchestra. 1891
graduation work for Durham University
later frequently performed at Durham Cathedral

[] 4 Cycles of songs, words by Edith M. Dunaway and others. opus 1, 2, 12, 13
[] Concert overture for orchestra in d. op3
[] Trio in A. Piano and strings. op4
[] Concert overture for orchestra in D. op5
produced at the Musical Artists' Society 16mar1896

[] Young Lochinvar. Ballad. Choir and orchestra. op6
poem by Sir Walter Scott
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London / New York 1893
produced at Crystal Palace 16mar1895

[] The stilling of the tempest. Scena. Baritone and orchestra. op8
[] The ballad of Carmilhan. Cantata. Baritone, choir and orchestra. 1894. op10
words Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London 1894
produced at Queen's Hall 26feb1895

[] Morning Service in F. op15
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London / New York 1897
[] 1 - Te Deum
[] 2 - Benedictus
[] 3 - Jubilate
[] Give a rouse. Cavalier song
words R. Browning
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London / New York 1893

[] I love thee. Song. Baritone and piano
words Thomas Hood
pub Novello, Ewer & Co., London / New York 1894

[] Angelo, a noble of Venice. Opera. composed January 1895
[] Marie Ancel. Opera. composed July 1895
music and libretto Archibald Davidson Arnott

[] The lost galleon. Cantata. Baritone, choir and orchestra. 1896
poem by Bret Harte

[] Vita Christi. Oratorio. 1896
[] Blessed are the pure in heart. Anthem
pub Novello & Co., London 1900

[] Ah! best beloved! Song
words and music Archibald Davidson Arnott
pub Boosey & Co., London / New York 1900

[] The King of love my shepherd is. Anthem. Bass and chorus
words Sir H. W. Baker
pub Novello & Co., London 1901

[] It's hame, and it's hame. Four-part song
words Allan Cunningham
pub Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, London 1908

[] O come, Thou Saviour. Anthem. Choir
words Purcell James Mansfield
pub Bayley & Ferguson, London / Glasgow 1932

[] I heard a great voice. Anthem. Choir
words Purcell James Mansfield
pub Bayley & Ferguson, London / Glasgow 1932

[] Come unto me, all ye that labour. Anthem. Choir
pub Bayley & Ferguson, London / Glasgow 1932

writing: The coming of spring and other poems
pub Archibald Davidson Arnott. Privately printed, Glasgow 1910

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