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Arnold Cooke Web Site : British Composer : MusicWeb


Dr. Arnold Cooke





Photograph by David Dixon

Welcome to the web site of the distinguished English composer,
Arnold Atkinson Cooke
(Born 4th November 1906; Died 13th August 2005)


Arnold started to compose as a young man in the 1920's and subsequently he has written about 160 pieces across seven decades. This site is an attempt to raise the profile of  the work of an under represented composer. You can find a list of his known output by clicking the 'Works' links on the navigation bar above.

In addition, by selecting 'Biography' you can read brief details of his life. Should you require further information from music publishers about the purchase or hire of available material, please refer to the details under 'Contact'. Information about his music which can be heard on compact disc in the U.K. is to be found by choosing 'Recordings'.

See also chapter by Francis Routh in Contemporary British Music (1972)

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