Music: Composer's Corner

Switzerland's Frank Martin, 61, writes music professionally, cooks for relaxation. His music resembles his recipes: not too dry or too watery, not too heavy, not too much seasoning. He has written in just about every musical form except opera, but his output is comparatively small. His musical pace is a peaceful amble: " find my compositions are better when I write slowly than when I try to do it in a hurry." International recognition has come to him only since the war, but he is now his nation's ranking composer.*

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