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Mahler’s Tenth Symphony: An Unexpected Gap – Part II

In the first episode of this musical mystery story, readers were told something of the history of Deryck Cooke’s famous ‘performing version’ of Mahler’s unfinished Tenth Symphony – and learned of the Library’s unhappy discovery that Cooke’s own copy of … Continue reading

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Mahler’s Tenth Symphony: An Unexpected Gap…

Among the most important items in the Deryck Cooke Archive (currently being processed and catalogued) are those relating to Cooke’s engagement with the music of Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). In particular, there are the materials connected with his production of a … Continue reading

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‘Turning over an old leaf…’

One of the more curious features of the material that constitutes the Deryck Cooke Archive is that even though Cooke published hundreds of articles, reviews and other writings over a 30-year period, his papers do not contain a large number … Continue reading

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Deryck Cooke and his 10th Symphony – recording a success

While the materials in the Deryck Cooke Archive are of historical and scholarly interest in their own right, it is of course immensely pleasing when they prove also to be of practical use to a project in the commercial, non-academic … Continue reading

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The Man Who Brought You Mahler’s Tenth Symphony…

Work has begun on the preservation and cataloguing of the personal archive of Deryck Cooke (1919-76), which as explained in the press release was donated to the UL by Cooke’s partner Hazel Hyde in 2010. This project has been made … Continue reading

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