William Albright  (1944-1998)
Last updated: 27.10.18
p_albrightw.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, William Hugh Albright was an American composer, pianist and organist born in Gary, Indiana.
He attended the Juilliard Preparatory Department (1959 - 62), the Eastman School of Music (1962 - 63) and the University of Michigan (1962 - 70), where he studied composition with Ross Lee Finney and George Rochberg, and organ with Marilyn Mason. He interrupted his studies for the 1968 - 69 academic year when he received a Fulbright scholarship to study with Olivier Messiaen in Paris. Upon his graduation in 1970 he was appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan where he remained until his death.
He was a ragtime enthusiast and made notable recordings of the piano rags of Scott Joplin and others. He also recorded an album of his own Ragtime compositions.
 
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cd15.gif William Albright Marches, Waltzes & Rags of Scott Joplin CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif William Albright Ragtime Back to Back CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists An Excursion Into Contemporary Ragtime CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif William Bolcom Heliotrope Bouquet Piano Rags (1900-1970) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif William Bolcom Sweet Sixteenths: A Ragtime Concert flag15us.gif
cd15.gif William Bolcom Sweet Sixteenths: A Ragtime Concert flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif William Bolcom Sweet Sixteenths: A Ragtime Concert CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif
cd15.gif Matthew Davidson Graceful Ghost flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Matthew Davidson Whippin the Keys flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif New England Ragtime Ensemble The Art of the Rag flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 13 works by William Albright (1944-1998). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Morning Reveries 1967-70
Nightmare Fantasy Rag 1967-70
Sleepwalkers Shuffle 1967-70
Burnt Fingers 1968
Brass Knuckles 1969 W. Bolcom  youtube15.jpg
Sleight-Of-Hand Rag 1969
Behemoth Two-Step 1974
Ragtime Turtledove 1974
Scott Joplin's Victory 1974
Sweet Sixteenths 1975  wvicon.gif
On the Lamb 1985
Onion Skin 1985
The Queen of Sheba 1985
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Brass Knuckles - William Albright's Knuckle Breaker 3:37 W. Albright  Nicola Melville
youtube15.jpg Scott Joplin- Maple Leaf Rag played by William Albright 3:07 S. Joplin  William Albright Maple Leaf Rag (1899)