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Frederik Prausnitz

1920-2004 DE
Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Frederik William Prausnitz

Frederik William Prausnitz (August 26, 1920 in Cologne – November 12, 2004 in Lewes, Delaware) was a German-born American conductor and teacher. His grandfather, Wilhelm Prausnitz, was the dean of the medical school at Graz, as well as a Privy Counsellor. His family, of Lutheran background, emigrated from Cologne to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1937 because of deep disagreements with the Nazi regime. Upon graduation from the Juilliard School he won a conducting competition sponsored by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 1943, taught at Juilliard for some twenty years in the 1950s and 1960s, took over as conductor of the New England Conservatory Orchestra in Boston, Massachusetts, and eventually moved to London where he was a staff conductor with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. After his return

        
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Variations for Orchestra on Carter: Variations for Orchestra & Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano by Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen & Frederik Prausnitz
Double Concerto for Harpsichord & Piano: I. Introduction - II. Cadenza for Harpsichord on Carter: Variations for Orchestra & Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano by Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen & Frederik Prausnitz
Double Concerto for Harpsichord & Piano: III. Allegro scherzando - IV. Adagio - V. Presto - VI. Cadenza for Piano on Carter: Variations for Orchestra & Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano by Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen & Frederik Prausnitz
Double Concerto for Harpsichord & Piano: VII. Coda on Carter: Variations for Orchestra & Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano by Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen & Frederik Prausnitz
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): By the lake on The British Music Collection by Various Artists
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): Popular Song on The British Music Collection by Various Artists
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): Four in the morning on The British Music Collection by Various Artists
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): Country Song on The British Music Collection by Various Artists
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): Fanfare on The British Music Collection by Various Artists
Facade for Reciter and Orchestra (Poems by Edith Sitwell): Long Steel Grass on The British Music Collection by Various Artists

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Title Artist Year Type
Landmarks Of 20th Century MusicArnold Schoenberg / Anton Webern / Alban Berg / Heather Harper / John Alldis Choir / English Chamber Orchestra / Gary Bertini / New Philharmonia Orchestra / Frederik PrausnitzAlbum
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