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Arthur Wilkinson (3 September 1919 – 1968) was a British orchestral composer and arranger. He began composing while serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II, and made many contributions to film, stage shows and television.
- The Three Rivers Fantasy, a pastiche of popular folk tunes of North-East England commissioned by Tyne Tees Television. It ran every day at the opening of transmission until May 1983.
- Arrangements for the original London production of the musical Charlie Girl.
- The Beatlecracker Suite, an arrangement of songs by The Beatles into movements of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite.
- A Piece of Cake (1948) : music
- It's Not Cricket (1949) : music
- The Golden Year (1951) : special orchestrations
- Tribute by composer Gavin Sutherland, includes link to MP3 of the "Three Rivers Fantasy".
- Arthur Wilkinson at the Internet Movie Database
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