Tim Henderson
Surr(e)y Chapel Music
Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:05pm

Indeed printed copies of the Surrey Chapel Music do survive.

For example the British Library has

Title: A Collection of Hymn Tunes ... composed for the use of Surr[e]y Chapel by Dr. Arnold, Messrs. Breillat & Dixon. [Edited by B. Jacob]
Author: Benjamin Jacob, 1778-1829.
Contributor: G Breillat ;
William Dixon of Liverpool. ;
Samuel Arnold 1740-1802.
Subjects: Dewey: 780
Publication Details: London, [1815?]
Physical Description: 2 vol ; obl. fol.
Shelfmark(s): Music Collections E.1413

and they also have an expanded 1835 3 volume Music of Surrey Chapel.

A few years ago London Gallery Quire did a gig in Brixton and an old copy of Surrey Chapel music was produced from a cupboard.

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    • Surr(e)y Chapel Music
      Tim Henderson, Thu Apr 20 6:05pm
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        Anne Willis, Fri Apr 21 10:41am
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