Arnold Whittall

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Arnold Whittall (born 1935, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England) is a British musicologist and writer.[1] He is Professor Emeritus at King's College London. Between 1975 and 1996 he was Professor at King's.[2] Previously he lectured at Cambridge, Nottingham (1964–1969) and Cardiff (1969–1975).[3]

Since the 1960s he has published books, articles and contributed chapters to multi-authored books.[4]


  • Schoenberg Chamber Music. London: BBC, 1972.
  • Music since the First World War. London : Dent, 1977.
  • The Music of Britten and Tippett – Studies in Themes and Techniques. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. (Second edition 1990)
  • Romantic Music : a concise history from Schubert to Sibelius. London : Thames and Hudson, 1987.
  • (Co-authored with Jonathan Dunsby) Music analysis : in theory and practice. London : Faber, 1988.
  • Musical composition in the twentieth century. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • Jonathan Harvey. London : Faber, 1999.
  • Exploring twentieth-century music : tradition and innovation. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • The Cambridge introduction to serialism. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c2008.


  1. ^ "Online 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved 2015-03-03.
  2. ^ "King's College London - Faculty of Arts & Humanities". 2015-02-23. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
  3. ^ "Online 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica". Retrieved 2015-03-03.
  4. ^ Adlington, R. (October 1995). ""Arnold Whittall: A Bibliography"". Music Analysis. 14: 141–160. JSTOR 854011.

External links

  • Emeritus staff and research fellows at King's College London

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