World première recording of Arnold Cooke’s Piano Trio (1941-44), Piano Quartet (1948-49) and Piano Quintet (1969). Artists: Sarah Ewins (violin), Benedict Holland (violin), Susie Mészáros (viola), Heather Bills (‘cello) and Harvey Davies (piano).
This is the 2nd CD in the Pleyel Ensemble’s pioneering collection featuring the chamber music of Arnold Cooke (1906-2005). This disc is of his three major works for piano and strings; the Trio (1941-44), Quartet (1948-49) and Quintet (1969). All three works are World Première recordings for MPR Records.