Piano Quintets



First name: Rolf
Last name: Martinsson
Dates: 1956
Category: Quintet
Nationality: Swedish
Opus name: String forces opus 56 (2001)
Publisher: Svensk Musik
Peculiarities: unpublished; copies availible at Svensk Musik
Information: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Rolf Martinsson (born 1 May 1956 in Glimåkra, Skåne, Sweden) is a Swedish composer. Martinsson studied composition at Malmö Academy of Music, Lund University 1981-85 under Brian Ferneyhough, Sven-David Sandström, Hans Eklund, Sven-Eric Johanson, Jan W. Morthenson and Sven-Erik Bäck. Since 1987 he teaches composition and arranging at the same academy. In 1980, he was one of the founders of FUTIM (Föreningen unga tonsättare i Malmö), Association of young composers in Malmö. In 1984 he was the producer for UNM (Ung nordisk musik), Young Scandinavian music, in Malmö and was elected in 1986 into the Association of Swedish composers. Since 2002 he is an artistic director (concerning new music) of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Rolf Martinsson has written pieces in many different genres such as orchestral music, solo concerts, choral music, chamber music and music for radio theatre. Several pieces has been commissioned by Swedish and foreign ensembles. (http://www.rolfmartinsson.com/work03ens.html#chmuinstr4)