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Collection name Deryck Cooke archive concert programmes: boxes 3 and 4 (archive boxes 9 and 10)
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Description This collection of programmes and typescripts of programme notes forms part of the Deryck Cooke (1919 – 1976) archive held at Cambridge University Library which was donated by his partner Hazel Hyde in 2010.

Unless otherwise stated in the list, all notes for a programme are by Cooke.

Box 3 (Archive box 9): 1973 - 1976

08/02/1973, [Royal Festival Hall], New Philharmonia Orchestra, [Zubin Mehta], [Jacqueline du Pré], Elgar: Cello Concerto; Bruckner: Symphony no. 9. Proofs of programme notes by Cooke
22/05/1973, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Franz Paul Decker, LSO Wind Ensemble. Mahler: Symphony no. 5, adagietto; Mozart: Serenade in C minor, K. 388; Bruckner: Symphony no. 4,
27/05/1973, A283, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Franz Paul Decker, Paul Tortelier. Dvorak: Cello concerto; Schubert: Symphony no. 9, Part programme only
9 - 20 May 1973. 1973 Brighton Festival brochure
20/05/1973, The Dome, Brighton. London Symphony Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, Brighton Festival Chorus. Elgar: Dream of Gerontius, Concert in 1973 Brighton Festival. Part of full brochure.
18/09/1973, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Groves, Murray Perahia. Havergal Brian: Festival fanfare; Schumann: Piano concerto; Mahler: Symphony no. 5. Galley proofs of programme notes by Cooke
30/10/[1973], [Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool], [Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra], Mozart: Symphony no. 33; Dvorak: Violin concerto; Sibelius: Symphony no. 4. Typescript notes
23/07/1973, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti, György Pauk. Weber: Overture, Oberon; Mozart: Violin concerto, K. 218; Bruckner: Symphony no. 7. Weber and Bruckner notes by Cooke
13/08/1973, Royal Albert Hall, Scottish National Orchestra, Alexander Gibson, Thea Musgrave, Peter Mark. Mozart: Symphony no. 41; Musgrave: Viola Concerto; Brahms: Symphony no. 2, Mozart and Brahms notes by Cooke. First performance of Musgrave.
17/08/1973, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, Julia Hamari, Howard Shelley, John Morton. Ravel: Mother Goose suite; Berlioz: Nuits d'été; Boulez: '…explosante-fixe…'; Messiaen: Three movements from Turangalîla, Berlioz notes by Cooke
05/09/1973, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Pritchard, Rafael Orozco. Stravinsky: Apollo; Mozart: Symphony no. 40; Brahms: Piano concerto no. 2. Mozart and Brahms notes by Cooke.
08/09/1973, A293, Royal Albert Hall, Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Bernard Haitink, Wendy Eathorne, Penelope Clark, Anna Reynolds, BBC Singers. Mendelssohn: Incidental music to a Midsummer Night's Dream; Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder; Dvořák: Symphony no. 9. Wagner note by Cooke
21/11/1973, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, John Mitchinson, Yvonne Minton. Haydn: Symphony no. 93; Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde. Translation of Mahler texts by Cooke
28/11/1973, Royal Festival Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Anna Reynolds, Vilem Pribyl. Haydn: Symphony no. 95; Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde,
20, 21, 23 Dec 1973, Music Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta, Christina Krooskos, Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, California Boys' Choir. Webern: Concerto for 9 instruments; Mahler: Symphony no. 3, In "Performing Arts" Vol. 7 no. 12.
7, 8, 10 Feb 1974, Music Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Sidney Harth, Jerome Lowenthal. Haydn: Symphony no. 88; Ginastera: Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1; Dvorak: Symphony no. 8, In "Performing Arts" Vol. 8 no. 2
05/03/1974, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Berhard Klee, Yvonne Minton, Ernst Haefliger. Haydn: Symphony no. 102; Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
06/04/1974, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, James Levine, Margaret Price, Jessye Norman, LSO Chorus. Mahler: Symphony no. 2,
9,10,11 April 1974, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Groves, Hugh Bean. Beethoven: overture, King Stephen; Ives: The Unanswered Question; Sibelius: Symphony no. 7; Elgar: Violin concerto, Galley proofs of programme notes by Cooke
06/04/1974, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, George Pieterson, Edo de Waart. Strauss: Don Juan; Mozart: Clarinet concerto; Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6, Galley proofs of programme notes by Cooke
13/07/1974, Royal Festival Hall, Montserrat Caballe, Miguel Zanetti. Song recital, Cooke one of the programme note contributors
06/08/1974, Royal Albert Hall, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, London Phiharmonic Orchestra, John Pritchard. Mozart: Marriage of Figaro
25/07/1974, Royal Albert Hall, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford, English Opera Group Chorus, Janet Baker, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk,
Rodney Slatfor. Britten: Simple Symphony; Holst: Savitri; Mozart: Per questa bella mano, K.612, Symphony no. 41. Mozart symphony notes by Cooke
15/08/1974, Royal Albert Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, Rodney Friend. Beethoven: Overture, Leonora no. 2; Schubert: Rondo in A; Mahler: Symphony no. 5. Beethoven and Mahler notes by Cooke
06/09/1974, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Yvonne Minton, John Mitchinson, Frederick Riddle. Bliss: Introduction and Allegro; Dalby: Viola Concerto; Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde. Bliss note by Cooke
05/09/1974, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Poole, Hans Haselböck, Ilena Cotrubas, Margaret Cable, Philip Langridge, Benjamin Luxon, BBC Singers. Mozart: Fantasia in F minor for Organ, K. 608; Bruckner: Mass no. 2 in E minor; Mozart: Vesperae solennes de Confessore, K. 339. Bruckner notes by Cooke
27/08/1974, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Boulez, William Glock, Peter Cropper, Roger Bigley, Bernard Gregor-Smith, Felicity Palmer, Tatiana Troyanos, London Philharmonic Choir, BBC Choral Society. Mozart: Piano quartet in E flat, K. 493; Mahler: Symphony no. 2. Mahler notes by Cooke
01/07/1974, St. Paul's Cathedral, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim, Pinchas Zuckerman, Itzhak Perlman. Bach: concerto for two violins; Brucker: Symphony no. 9
17/09/1974, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Groves, Mstislav Rostropovich. Haydn: Cello concerto in C; Tchaikovsky: Roccoco Variations; Schoenberg: Pelléas et Mélisande. Schoenberg notes by Cooke
18/04/[1974?], [Music Center, Los Angeles], [Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra]. Mozart: Violin concerto, K.219; Bruckner: Symphony no. 8. Typescript notes by Cooke for LA Philharmonic concert 18/4
04/04[1974?], [Music Center, Los Angeles], [Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra]. Schoenberg: Five orchestral pieces; Mahler: Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen; Dvorak: Symphony no. 7. Typescript notes by Cooke for LA Philharmonic concert 04/4
15/01/1975, Royal Festival Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Pritchard, Gina Bachauer. Cooke, Arnold: Symphony no. 4; Mozart: Piano concerto, K.491; Shostakovich: Symphony no. 15.
28/01/1975, [Free Trade Hall, Manchester], BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, Lindsay String Quartet. Haydn: String Quartet in D, op.76 no.5; Mahler: Symphony no. 10. Mahler notes by Cooke
04/04/1975, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis, Jessye Norman, Benjamin Luxon. Berlioz: Overture Les Francs Juges; Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Sibelius: Symphony no. 1. Mahler and Sibelius notes by Cooke
06/03/1975, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman, Erich Leinsdorf. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin; Glazunov: Violin concerto; Beethoven: Symphony no. 7
23/03/1975, Royal Festival Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Walter Weller, Eugene Fodor. Weber: Der Freischutz overture; Tchaikovsky: Violin concerto; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben,
02/07/1975, Royal Festival Hall, Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon. Saint-Saens: Symphony in A; Mahler: symphony no. 10. Mahler note by Colin Matthews
06/08/1975, Royal Albert Hall, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Charles Groves, Thomas Igloi. Dvořák: Symphonic variations; Cooke: Cello concerto; Beethoven: Symphony no. 7. Dvorak note by Cooke
26 - 28 Jan 1976, Cardiff/Aberystwyth/Swansea, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati. Beethoven: Symphonies 4, 5, 6; overture Leonora no.3, Three-concert programme book, notes by Cooke
07/03/1976, Royal Festival Hall, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti, Peter Pears, Kerstin Meyer, Donald McIntyre, Stafford Dean, Ryland Davies,
Benjamin Luxon, Richard Baker, John Alldis Choir. Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex, Rite of Spring. English translation of Oedipus text by Cooke
03/04/1976, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Linda Esther Gray, Helen Watts, Andrew Davis. Mahler: Symphony no. 2
[07/03/1976], [Royal Festival Hall]. Corrected proofs of text for Oedipus. Concert given in RFH on 07/03/1976
03 - 14 June 1964, Bath, Bath Festival Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin. Festival brochure. Programme notes in Concert Diary section by Cooke. Essay on Kodaly by Cooke.

Box 4 (archive box 10) 1955 - 1963

[n.d.], [n.p.], Henryk Mierowski. Chopin. Draft typescript notes by Cooke for recital
03/09/1955, Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Solomon. Bach: Italian concerto; Brahms: intermezzi; Beethoven: piano sonata op.101; Chopin, Debussy
26/08/1950, Edinburgh, London Harpsichord Ensemble. Bach, Handel. Typescript of notes by Cooke for programme
25/05/1956, Public Hall, Harpenden. Clifford Curzon. Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Ravel
07/09/1958, Usher Hall, Edinburgh. Claudio Arrau. Chopin: Preludes, etc
[n.d.], [n.p.], Bach arr. Hess; Beethoven op. 27; Schumann: Carnaval; Chopin: misc.; Liszt: Misc. Typescript of notes by Cooke for programme
27/10/[1959], [Royal Festival Hall], Rosalyn Tureck. Bach. Typescript of notes by Cooke for programme
28/10/[1959], [n.p.]. Elaine Shaffer. Beethoven, Bloch, Bach, Schubert, Poulenc. Typescript of notes by Cooke for programme
11/02/1963, Central Hall, Manchester, Reginald Stead, Vincent Billington, Leonard Baker, Ludmila Navratil, Felicity Harrison, Ifor James. Brahms: Violin sonata no. 2, Songs, Horn Trio, Piano Quartet no. 1
02/11/1955, Royal Festival Hall, Virtuoso Ensemble, Alvar Lidell, Ethel Semser, Bernard Galais, Gilbert Webster, Wilfrid Parry, Rene Leibowitz. Tailleferre: concertino for harp; Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire; Lambert: Concerto for piano and nine instruments; Kubik: Gerald McBoing Boing, New Era Concert Society event. Lambert and Kubik notes by Cooke

Date range -
Associated People and Organisations Arrau, Claudio 1903 - 1991 Bachauer, Gina - Baker, Janet - Leonard Baker - Baker, Richard - Barenboim, Daniel - Bath Festival Orchestra - BBC Choral Society - BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra - BBC Singers - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Bean, Hugh - Bedford, Steuart - Bigley, Roger - Vincent Billington - Boulez, Pierre - Brighton Festival Chorus - Caballé, Montserrat - Cable, Margaret - California Boys' Choir - Penelope Clark - Ilena Cotrubas - Cropper, Peter - Curzon, Clifford - Davies, Ryland - Davis, Andrew - Davis, Colin 1927 - Waart, Edo de - Dean, Stafford - Decker, Franz-Paul - del Mar, Norman - Dorati, Antal - du Pré, Jacqueline - Eathorne, Wendy - English Chamber Orchestra - English Opera Group Chorus - Eugene Fodor - Friend, Rodney - Bernard Galais - Gibson, Alexander 1926 - 1995 Glock, William - Glyndebourne Festival Opera - Gray, Linda Esther 1948 - Gregor-Smith, Bernard - Groves, Charles - Ernst Haefliger, - Hague Philharmonic Orchestra - Haitink, Bernard 1929 - Hamari, Julia - Harrison, Felicity - Sidney Harth - Haselböck, Hans - Igloi, Thomas - Ifor James, - John Alldis Choir - Bernhard Klee - Christina Krooskos - Langridge, Philip - Rene Leibowitz - Leinsdorf, Erich 1912 - 1993 Leppard, Raymond 1927 - James Levine - Lidell, Alvar - Lindsay Quartet - Liverpool Philharmonic Choir - London Harpsichord Ensemble - London Philharmonic Choir - London Philharmonic Orchestra - London Symphony Orchestra - Los Angeles Master Chorale Women - Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - Jerome Lowenth - London Symphony Chorus - London Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble - Luxon, Benjamin 1937 - Peter Mark - Martinon, Jean - McIntyre, Donald - Mehta, Zubin - Menuhin, Yehudi - Meyer, Kerstin - Henryk Mierowski - Minton, Yvonne - Mitchinson, John - John Morton - Musgrave, Thea - Ludmilla Navratil - New Philharmonia Orchestra - Norman, Jessye - Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam - Orozco, Rafael - Palmer, Felicity - Parry, Wilfrid - Pauk, György - Pears, Peter - Perahia, Murray - Perlman, Itzhak - George Pieterson - Poole, John - Pribyl, Vilem - Price, Margaret - Pritchard, John - Reynolds, Anna - Riddle, Frederick - Rostropovich, Mstislav - Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Scottish National Orchestra - Ethel Semser - Shaffer, Elaine - Shelley, Howard - Shirley-Quirk, John - Rodney Slatford - Cutner, Solomon Solomon 1902 - 1988 Solti, Georg - Stead, Reginald - Tear, Robert - Tortelier, Paul - Troyanos, Tatiana - Tureck, Rosalyn - Virtuoso ensemble of London - Watts, Helen - Gilbert Webster - Weller, Walter - Miguel Zanetti - Pinchas Zuckerman -
Associated Places Central Hall, Manchester Fairfield Halls, Croydon Free Trade Hall Music Center, Los Angeles Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool Public Hall, Harpenden Royal Albert Hall Royal Festival Hall St. Paul's Cathedral Dome, Brighton Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Associated Times 20th century - mid 1931-1970 20th century - late 1971-1999
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