Weʼve raised £400 to fund a project to record the chamber music of Arnold Cooke, a wonderful British composer whose music deserves to be better-known.
- Manchester, UK
- Funded on Wednesday, 19th December 2018
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Some wonderful artists and musicians just don't get a fair go! The English composer Arnold Cooke lived a long and productive life from 1906 to 2005. He was a gentle soul who composed music until the age of 90 but was far too modest about his own work. We have long wanted to share this attractive, accessible music with a much wider audience so are engaging in a project to record lots of his marvellous chamber music for the first time. To do so we need to raise a further £7,500 to match the support already pledged. Please help us to shout about a remarkable musician! http://www.pleyelensemble.com/cooke-recording-project/
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Sep 8, 2018
Best wishes - looking forward to hearing it!
Sep 3, 2018
Good luck, Harvey!
Aug 29, 2018
Looking forward to hearing and playing this Harvey!
Aug 27, 2018
Its a great project, Harvey and everyone- go for it.
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The Pleyel Ensemble was formed in 2011 by pianist Harvey Davies and cellist Heather Bills. The group comprises strings, wind and piano and boasts some of the finest and most experienced chamber musicians in the UK. We particularly perform and promote lesser-known British music.