Georg Arnold
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Georg Arnold

Georg Arnold (23 April 1621 in Feldsberg – 16 January 1676 in Bamberg) was an Austrian composer and organist.

From 1649 he was court organist in Bamberg at the court of Fürstbischof Melchior Otto Voit von Salzburg.[1]


Vocal music

  • Liber primus sacrarum cantionum for 2-5 voices and instruments (Nürnberg, 1651)
  • Operis secundi liber I missarum, psalmorum et Magnificat for 5 voices and instruments (Innsbruck, 1656)
  • Liber II sacrarum cantionum for 4-7 voices and instruments (Innsbruck, 1661)
  • Psalmi de Beata Maria Virgine for 3 voices and instruments (Innsbruck, 1662)
  • Psalmi vespertini for 2 solo voices, ripieno choir and Instruments (Bamberg, 1663)
  • Opus sextum. Tres missae pro defunctis et alia missa laudativa for 4-7 voices and instruments (Bamberg, 1665)
  • Mottetae tredecim selectissimae de nomine Jesu for solo voice and instruments (Kempten, 1672)
  • Prima pars. Quatuor missae for 4 voices and instruments (Bamberg, 1672/1673), republished as Missarum quaternio (Bamberg, 1675)

Instrumental music

  • Canzoni, ariae et sonatae for 1-4 violins, Violas and Bc. (Innsbruck, 1659)


  1. ^ Erik Kjellberg The Dissemination of Music in Seventeenth-century Europe: 2010 "Dagegen konnte Georg Arnold (1621-1676), der seit 1649 Hoforganist des Fürstbischofs von Bamberg war, nicht wenige Werke in einer Reihe von Drucken publizieren."

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