Donald Macleod explores the years immediately following World War II, when life changed dramatically for Frank Martin. He met his wife Maria and moved to Holland where he would live for the rest of his life. His music flourished in this new environment, as commissions came from the great Swiss conductor Paul Sacher and there were collaborations with great musicians such as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Songs of Ariel: Full fathom Five
Six Monologues from 'Everyman'
Concerto for Seven Winds, Timpani, Percussion and Strings
Der Sturm: Epilogue
4/5. Exploring Frank Martin's music from the years immediately following World War II.
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