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Three Art Frackenpohl compositions

The secular music of Dr. Art Frackenpohl, professor emeritus of SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music, has a worldwide reputation. But lovers of sacred music also treasure his many hymn and service music compositions and arrangements. Listen to some of his new work, recorded live at the Homecoming service at Waddington's First Presbyterian Church, August 7, 2005.

1: Alleluia Amen, Frackenpohl
2: Books of the Bible, Frackenpohl
3: God Made, Adam Bit, music, Frackenpohl; text unknown  Go to full article

St. Lawrence University Candlelight Service

A holiday worship service featuring the voices of the University Chorus and The Laurentian Singers performing under the direction of Barry Torres with accompanist Barbara Phillips-Farley, Rosemary Phillips and Catherine Jahncke. Lisa Scrivani-Tidd is University organist, and John Ellis is professor of trumpet at The Crane School of Music. Thanks to the Chaplain's Office, Rev. Kathleen Buckley, The University Chorus and The Laurentian Singers for permission to share this service with the community. This concert was recordrd in the University's historic Gunnison Memorial Chapel on December 8, 2004.

Past Three O'Clock: The Laurentian Singers
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Call to Worship
From Far Away: The University Chorus
First Reading
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
The Friendly Beasts: The University Chorus
Second Reading
O Magnum Mysterium: The Laurentian Singers
Prayer for Advent
Litany: From a poem by Jamie Sims
Adeste Fidelis
Third Reading
The Huron Carol: The Laurentian Singers
Fourth Reading
Betelehemu (Nigerian Christmas Song): The Laurentian Singers
Three Noble Kings: The University Chorus
Fifth Reading
We Three Kings of Orient Are
Cantique de Noel: The Laurentian Singers
Joy To The World  Go to full article

Concert: Crane 2004 Candlelight Concert

2004 Candlelight Concert featuring the Crane Chorus, conducted by Daniel Gordon, and the Crane Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Lanz. This concert of holiday music was recorded during rehearsal and live performances Sunday, December 5, 2004 in Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam.

1. Introduction
2. Audience, Orchestra and Chorus - O Come All Ye Faithful, Carol, arr. Sir David Willcocks
3. Orchestra and Chorus - Masters in This Hall, French Carol, arr. Mack Wilberg
4. Chorus - Maoz Tsur, Hebrew Traditional, Robert Applebaum
5. Orchestra- Dream Pantomime from Hansel and Gretel, Engelbert Humperdink
6. Orchestra and Chorus - The First Nowell, Trad. arr. Mack Wilberg
7. Chorus - Herself a Rose, Who Bore a Rose, Robert H. Young
8. Chorus - Do You Hear What I Hear, Noel Regny and Gloria Shayne, arr. Harry Simeone
9. Chorus - Here mid the Ass and Oxen Mild, Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
10. Orchestra and Chorus - Nunc Dimittis, Rene Clausen
11. Orchestra and Chorus - Sussex Carol, Trad. arr. Sir David Willcocks
12. Orchestra and Chorus - Exultate Justi, Randol A. Bass
13. Chorus - This Little Light of Mine, Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan
14. Audience, Orchestra and Chorus - Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Sir David Willcock  Go to full article

Choral Concert: Potsdam Community Chorus and the Childen's Chorus of Crane

This program is excerpted from a November 29, 2004 concert at SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Concert Hall. While the Potsdam Community Chorus has been in existence for a few years, this performance was the inaugural concert for the Children's Chorus of Crane.

Artistic Director: Heather Eyerly; Conductors: Peter McCoy, Heather Lynn Sigler, Heather Eyerly, Nicole Kellogg; Organist: Laura Toland

Potsdam Community Chorus: Let All the World in Every Corner Sing, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Potsdam Community Chorus and Children's Chorus of Crane: Te Deum, John Rutter
Potsdam Community Chorus: Christmas Cantata, Daniel Pinkham
Children's Chorus of Crane: God Bless the Master of this House, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Children's Chorus of Crane: The Friendship Song, arr. Doreen Rao
Children's Chorus of Crane: Path to the Moon, Eric Thiman
Children's Chorus of Crane: Art Thou Troubled? George Frederic Handel  Go to full article

Concert: Crane 2001 Candlelight Concert

Featuring the Crane Chorus and Crane Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Gordon & Christopher Lanz. This concert of holiday music was recorded during rehearsal and live performances Sunday, December 2, 2001 in Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall at SUNY Potsdam.

Carol of the Bells, arr. Peter Wilhousky
O Come all ye Faithful
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, arr. John Gardner
Christmas Day: A Choral Fantasy on Old Carols, Gustav Holt. Soloists Sarah West, Kevin Murphy, Emily Manor
Deck the Hall, John Rutter
Christmas at the Cloisters from The Cloisters, John Corigliano. James Harrigan, Baritone, John Norine, Jr., Conductor
Hanukkah Festival Overture, Lucas Richman. Christopher Lanz, Conductor
Rise Up, Shepherd and Follow, Andre Thomas
The First Nowell
Three Carols: Fum, Fum, Fum!, Away in a Manger, I Saw Three Ships, arr. Mack Wilberg
Hark the Herald Angels SingBlow, Blow Thou Winter Wind, John Rutter  Go to full article

Song: All My Lovin' performed by the Pointercounts

The SUNY Potsdam a capella group, the Pointercounts, performing All my Lovin' live during the NCPR regional news hour, March 30, 2001.  Go to full article

Song: Helplessly Hoping performed by the Singing Sinners

The women's vocal ensemble Singing Sinners from St. Lawrence University performing Helplessly Hoping. Recorded in the NCPR studio, May 2000.  Go to full article

Song: Insomniac performed by the Singing Saints

St. Lawrence University's men's vocal ensemble, The Singing Saints, performed this arrangement of Insomnia in May 1999.  Go to full article

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