Arthur Frackenpohl

Born 23 April 1924
Arthur Frackenpohl
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1924-04-23
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Arthur Frackenpohl

Arthur Frackenpohl Biography (Wikipedia)

Arthur Roland Frackenpohl (born April 23, 1924) is an American composer and Professor Emeritus at the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam.

Frackenpohl was born in New Jersey. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (BA, MA) and McGill University (DM). He studied composition at Tanglewood in 1948 with Darius Milhaud and with Nadia Boulanger at Fontainebleau in 1950, where he was awarded the First Prize in Composition. In 1949, Frackenpohl joined the faculty of the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam. From 1961 until his retirement, he served there as Professor of Music and Coordinator of Keyboard Courses, receiving the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1982.

Frackenpohl has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships for composition over the years, including one from the Ford Foundation in 1959-60 to serve as composer-in-residence for the Hempstead (NY) Public Schools. He has published over 250 instrumental and choral compositions and arrangements, various recordings and one textbook, Harmonization at the Piano, which is used in several college-level keyboard classes in the United States.

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Richard Wagner
Träume (Wesendonck Lieder)
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Träume (Wesendonck Lieder)
Richard Wagner
Wesendonck Lieder: no. 5 Traume
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Wesendonck Lieder: no. 5 Traume
William Byrd
Fitzwilliam Suite arr for brass quintet (The Earle of Oxford's Marche)
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Fitzwilliam Suite arr for brass quintet (The Earle of Oxford's Marche)
Johann Sebastian Bach
The Art of Fugue (Contrapunctus XIII arr for brass)
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The Art of Fugue (Contrapunctus XIII arr for brass)
William Byrd
Fitzwilliam Suite
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Fitzwilliam Suite
William Byrd
Fitzwilliam Suite arr Frackenpohl (Galiarda)
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Fitzwilliam Suite arr Frackenpohl (Galiarda)
Richard Wagner
Träume (Wesendonck Lieder arr Frackenpohl)
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Träume (Wesendonck Lieder arr Frackenpohl)

Träume (Wesendonck Lieder arr Frackenpohl)

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Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival
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Giovanni Gabrieli
Sonata No 13 arr Frackenpohl
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Sonata No 13 arr Frackenpohl

Sonata No 13 arr Frackenpohl

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Rondo all turca arr for brass
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Rondo all turca arr for brass
Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegro con brio from Symphony no 5 in C minor
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Allegro con brio from Symphony no 5 in C minor
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