Cox, David Harold

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David Harold Cox


Born: August 11, 1945

Country: Southsea, England

Studies: Birmingham University

Teachers: John Joubert, Gordon Crosse, Peter Dickinson

David Harold Cox was born in Portsmouth, England. He studied music at the University of Birmingham between 1964 and 1970 where his composition teachers included John Joubert, Gordon Crosse and Peter Dickinson. He was lecturer and senior lecturer in music at the University of Sheffield from 1970-1993. In 1994 he took up the position of professor of music at University College Cork. He was subsequently appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts (2003) and then the first Head of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (2006-2010)

He has written many works for choral, chamber and orchestral combinations. Commissions include those from the Sheffield Chamber Orchestra, the Arts Council of Great Britain, the Cork International Choral Festival and the Arts Council of Ireland.[1]

Works for Percussion

Ballad of the Elected KnightPercussion (12); Voice; Piano
Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra (Cox)Multiple Percussion; Orchestra
Interplay - Six Duos for Unpitched PercussionPercussion Duo
LamentPercussion (9); Synthesizer; Flute
Symphony for Percussion (Cox) – Percussion (12); Synthesizer
Time ForgePercussion Quartet