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COOKE, Arnold
b Gomersal, near Leeds, 4 November 1906

He was educated at Repton School, and Cambridge. From 1929 until 1932 he was a pupil of Hindemith at the Hochschule fur Musik in Berlin. He then became director of music at the Festival Theatre, Cambridge, and was appointed professor of harmony and composition at the Royal Manchester College from 1933 to 1938. He served with the Royal Navy during World War II. He was appointed professor of harmony and composition at Trinity College of Music in 1947 and received his doctorate in music at Cambridge in 1948.

1941 (35)

Cello Sonata

1947 (41)

Symphony No 1

1948 (42)

Oboe Quartet

1950 (44)

String Trio

1951 (45)

Violin Sonata No 2

1954 (48)

Oboe Concerto

1955 (49)

Clarinet Concerto

1957 (51)

Oboe Sonata for oboe and piano

Scherzo for piano 1

958 (52)

Violin Concerto

1959 (53)

Five Part-songs for unaccompanied chorus

1961 (55)

O Sing unfo the Lord, for chorus and organ

1963 (57)

The Lord at First did Adam Make, for chorus 1966

1966 (60)

Song on May Morning, for unaccompanied chorus

1974 (68)

Cello Concerto

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