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Frank Martin

Frank Martin

The freelance composer and teacher Frank Martin was born on September 15, 1890, in Geneva and died on December 24, 1974, in Naarden (Holland). Frank Martin was born into a family of hugeunots who fled from the region of Montelimar in 1754 and settled in Geneva. He grew up in Geneva as the son of the vicar Charles Martin and attended the classical college there until completion of his undergraduate studies. Frank Martin learned to play the piano very early. At the age of 12 (1903) he had the opportunity of hearing St. Mathew's Passion by Johann-Sebastien Bach in Geneva. The emotions that Martin felt were very decisive and influenced his first compositions. Frank Martin never attended a conservatory but studied composition from 1906 onwards under Joseph Lauber (1864-1952) who had taught in Geneva since 1901. From 1908 onwards he studied (for two years) mathematics and physics at the University of Geneva but did not complete these studies, choosing instead to devote himself entirely to music. His first success came in 1911: his 'Trois poemes paiens' (1910) were performed at the Festival of Musicians in Vevey. Hans Huber (1852-1921) and Friedrich Klose (1862-1942) encouraged him to continue with his compositions.

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Sixteen : Frank Martin : 00  1 CD : Harry Christophers : Frank Martin : 16029

Sixteen : Frank Martin

Review: Frank Martin was arguably Switzerland's greatest composer. His shimmering Mass for Double Choir, completed in 1926 as 'an affair between God and himself', is one of the finest settings of the 20th century, yet it had to wait forty-one years to be shared with others in its first performance. This collection of his choral music also includes his cantata for Switzerland's National Day and the Ode to Music, along with some charming part-songs. Eclectic and technically superb these pieces display a style that is serenely individual.

Songlist: Cantate pour le 1er Aot, Janeton, Petite eglise, Si Charlotte avait voulu, Come unto these yellow sands, Full fathom five, Before you can say, You are three men of sin, Where the bee sucks, Sonnet, Le coucou, Ode, Le petit village, Ode a la Musique, Kyrie eleison, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei

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Agnus Dei - Messe pour double choeurFrank MartinEsotericsAntiphonia - Masterpieces for double chorus 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Ave Maria: O Auctrix VitaeFrank MartinBemidji Choir and Chamber SingersThere's Room For All 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Before you can sayFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
BenedictusFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Cantate pour le 1er AotFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Come unto these yellow sandsFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
CredoFrank MartinDale Warland SingersCathedral Classics 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
CredoFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
CredoFrank MartinVasari SingersRequiem Aeternam 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Credo - Messe pour double choeurFrank MartinEsotericsAntiphonia - Masterpieces for double chorus 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Full fathom fiveFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
GloriaFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
GloriaFrank MartinVasari SingersRequiem Aeternam 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Gloria (from the Messe)Frank MartinUniversity of Miami ChoraleLove Of My Soul 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Gloria - Messe pour double choeurFrank MartinEsotericsAntiphonia - Masterpieces for double chorus 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Gloria1Frank MartinDale Warland SingersCathedral Classics 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
I. KyrieFrank MartinRobert Shaw Festival SingersEvocation of the Spirit 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
II. GloriaFrank MartinRobert Shaw Festival SingersEvocation of the Spirit 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
III. CredoFrank MartinRobert Shaw Festival SingersEvocation of the Spirit 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
In PaceFrank MartinPhoenix Bach ChoirEternal RestSACDMORE DETAILS 
IV. SanctusFrank MartinRobert Shaw Festival SingersEvocation of the Spirit 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
JanetonFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
KyrieFrank MartinDale Warland SingersCathedral Classics 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Kyrie Frank MartinRobert Shaw Festival SingersA Cappella 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Kyrie eleisonFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Kyrie ElesionFrank MartinVasari SingersRequiem Aeternam 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Kyrie- Messe pour double choeurFrank MartinEsotericsAntiphonia - Masterpieces for double chorus 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Le coucouFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Le petit villageFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
MassFrank MartinVasari SingersRequiem Aeternam 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Mass for Double Choir AgnusFrank MartinSt. Olaf ChoirRepertoire for Mixed Voices Vol. 1 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Mass for Double Choir SanctusFrank MartinSt. Olaf ChoirRepertoire for Mixed Voices Vol. 1 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Mass: SanctusFrank MartinRobert ShawGloria: Music of Praise & Inspiration 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
O Tod, Wie Bitter Bist DuFrank MartinConcordia ChoirIn The New Moon 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
OdeFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Ode a la MusiqueFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Petite egliseFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
SanctusFrank MartinDale Warland SingersCathedral Classics 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
SanctusFrank MartinSixteenFrank Martin 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
SanctusFrank MartinVasari SingersRequiem Aeternam 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
SanctusFrank MartinUniversity of Louisville Cardinal SingersA Time To Cherish 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Sanctus (from Mass)Frank MartinLuther College Nordic ChoirWe Sing With Joy 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Sanctus (from Mass)Frank MartinMillikin University ChoirsOn Tour 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
Sanctus (from the Messe)Frank MartinUniversity of Miami ChoraleLove Of My Soul 1 CDMORE DETAILS 
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