Martin, Frank

Martin, Frank

(fräNk märtăN`), 1890–1974, Swiss composer, b. Geneva. He studied mathematics and physics at the Univ. of Geneva and studied composition and music with Joseph Lauber and Jaques-DalcrozeJaques-Dalcroze, Émile
, 1865–1950, Swiss educator and composer, b. Vienna, studied at the Geneva Conservatory, at the Paris Conservatory with Léo Delibes, and in Vienna with Anton Bruckner.
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. Martin's music shows both Germanic and French influences, and he incorporates aspects of SchoenbergSchoenberg, Arnold
, 1874–1951, Austrian composer, b. Vienna. Before he became a U.S. citizen in 1941 he spelled his name Schönberg. He revolutionized modern music by abandoning tonality and developing a twelve-tone, "serial" technique of composition (see serial
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's twelve-tone system of composition without completely abandoning tonality. His vocal music often includes choruses, as in his Mass for Double Choir (1922–26), the oratorios Le Vin Herbé (1941), Golgotha (1949), and Le Mystere de la Nativite (1959), and his Requiem (1973). His only opera, Der Sturm (1956), is based on Shakespeare's Tempest. Instrumental works include both chamber and orchestral music; his best-known orchestral work is Petite Symphonie Concertante (1944–45). Martin toured throughout Europe as a pianist, harpsicordist, and conductor, and moved to the Netherlands in the mid-1940s. He founded (1926) the Chamber Music Society of Geneva and taught at the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze, the Geneva Conservatory, and the Cologne Univ. of Music.
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It drew many celebrity guests and entertainers, including Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Eleanor Roosevelt, Larry King, Hugh Hefner, and John Denver.
"After last year there had to be changes and it has probably forced the likes of myself, Jim (Ervin), Peter (Thompson) and Jamie (Mulgrew) to step up to the plate in a different way and hopefully give us the platform for the domestic season." Gault is in the middle of his testimonial year with the Blues and will celebrate with a match between Linfield's famous clean sweep team of 2006 and Manchester United Legends, including Keith Gillespie, David May, Lee Martin, Frank Stapleton and Andy Ritchie at Windsor Park next Saturday.
Dyer/Lincoln Withers 6; points: Josh Hannay 56 Players in: Nick Youngquest (Gateshead), Gareth Raynor, Jamie Thackray, Tommy Lee (all Hull), Michael Witt (Otago RU), Tony Martin, Frank Winterstein (both Wakefield), Vince Mellars (Auckland Vulcans), Rocky Trimarchi (Wests Tigers).