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Günter Fork (Composer)

Born: August 17, 1930 - Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Died: April 11, 1998

The German composer and music pdagogue, Günter [Günther] Fork, was a professor of music theory at the Hochschule für Musik Köln His textbook for score playing, which was reviewed by Wolfgang Stockmeier in the Fachzeitschrift Forum Kirchenmusik, in addition to the older work of Heinrich Creuzburg standard work, is used in the training of Kapellmeisters and church musicians. Among his pupils: Holger Hantke, Wolfgang Siegenbrink, Lutz-Werner Hesse, Thomas Schmidt (church musician)

Compositions (Selection)

6 Choralpartiten, for organ
Aus tiefer Not (= 1. Choralpartita), for organ (incorporating the BACH motif) (1976)
Meditationen, for flute and organ (1996)
Introduktion, Capriccio und Hymnus, for double bass and organ (1988)
Konzert, for organ, string orchestra, trumpets and timpani (1971)
Metamorphosen nach Themen von J. S. Bach auf Gedichte von Ernst Bertram, for mixed choir a-cappella (incorporating the BACH motif) (1964-1965)

Writings:
Schule des Partiturspiels (Wolfenbüttel, 1980)

 

Source: German Wikipedia Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2013)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2013)

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Günter Fork (Wikipedia) [German]

 

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