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Frank Martin: Music for Winds

MS 1602

DDD
Stereo
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: 53'28"
Tracks: 13
Booklet pages: 12
© 2017 Matthew Westgate
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Frank Martin: Music for Winds published on 6 March 2018

Listen: Frank Martin: Dance of Death with the Mother and her Child (Concert Suite from Ein Totentanz zu Basel im Jahre 1943) (track 5, 0:00-0:59)

Massachusetts Chamber Players
Matthew Westgate, conductor

Frank Martin:

Concerto pour les instruments à vent et le piano (1924) for piccolo, flute, E flat clarinet, B flat clarinet, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, percussion and piano
1 Entr'acte
2 Mouvement de Blues

Concert Suite from Ein Totentanz zu Basel im Jahre 1943 for 4 clarinets, 5 saxophones, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, contrabass, percussion and piano
3 Introduction, March of the Drums
4 Death with the Old Man
5 Dance of Death with the Mother and her Child
6 Dance of Death with the Athlete
7 Death with the Rich Man
8 Intermezzo
9 Dance of Death Alone
10 Dance of Death with the Young Girl
11 Dance of Death with the Self-Murderer
12 Dance of Death with the Beautiful Lady

13 Zwischen Rhone und Rhein (1939) - Official March of the Swiss National Exhibition, for wind ensemble

Recorded 4-5 November 2016 at the Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

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