Play-Arp is an online church-organ, which I programmed for www.orgelstadt-hamburg.de. With Play-Arp you have the worldwide unique opportunity to play one of the internationally most valuable and most beautiful baroque organs. Many organ fans and experts pilgrimage to Hamburg to … Read More
4-channel electro-acoustic tape music The “Omega Projekt” was initiated by theatre author and director Dr. Michael Huber. He wrote a fascinating and associative theatre play about Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. The first part “Das Herz der Materie” was permiered in … Read More
‘Black Out Software’ was made for Alexander Schubert. It allows everyone (who owns a Mac or Max/MSP) to produce a score like Alexander Schuberts ‘Black Out BRD’. A midifile which is fed into the application, is kind of reversed, so … Read More
A short trailer for violin sidetracks for violin solo with kinect, lights and live-electronics. The base material for this video was kindly recorded at klingt gut! festival, Hamburg, 2016 by Bianca Peruzzi.
Revised version June 2016, video recording of a rehearsal session. for violin, laptop, kinect camera and 5 DMX controled LED floodlights “violin sidetracks” is part of my “sidetracks” series, started in 2013 with “marimba sidetracks”. All pieces of this series … Read More
eden.eden, 2.7.2016, City-Nord-Park Hamburg performance for violin, computer, architectural object and dancers Live-Performance for violin solo and Max for Live based electronics. A video made with a head camera worn by of one of the dancers can be found here
composed and programmed by Martin von Frantzius, 2016 Ronald Vitzhum, double bass Recording of premiere with elements of rehearsal (sound only) – Meßmer Momentum, Hamburg Hafen City, 22.01.2016 kontra! sidetracks for double bass and computer is part of the composers’ … Read More
Pia Maria Martin, A Table, excerpt, stop motion film, 2 channel, Super 16 mm cameras. 5:32 minutes Edition of 5 + 1 A.P. The music for A Table was composed 2015 für violin, kitchen utensils, drums / effect instruments and … Read More
for alto saxophone, e-violin, vibraphone/drums and computer Video of premiere: November 28th, 2014, Meßmer Momentum Hamburg, as part of the series “dockside experience” alto sax – Josef Steiner e-violin – Martin von Frantzius vibraphone/drums – Stefan Weinzierl “Neue Musik” meets … Read More
Piece for self-playing piano, controlled (“composed”) in realtime. Software built with cycling74 Max. Premiere: February 13th, 2006, HfMT-Hamburg, concert „DUET FOR ONE – DISKLAVIERKOMPOSITIONEN“ A chord-generator produces four-voiced chords according to changing rule-sets. For all these chords, a virtual fundamental … Read More
for marimba and computer Premiere: November 16th, 2013, Kampnagel Hamburg, Greatest Hits Festival, Stefan Weinzierl – marimba “marimba sidetracks” is the first piece of a series called “sidetracks”. In this series all live-electronics build a kind of autonomous second player … Read More
solo improvisation, violin, computer and kinect, dancers in an architectural performance UA: 13.07.2013, 22:30, HafenCity Universität Hamburg Part of a big architectural performance in HCU Hamburg.
TATORT Bullerdeich solo-performance for violin, laptop and kinect-camera Premiere: October, 19th 2012 Hamburg, Künstlerhaus „Bullerdeich 12“, Hamburg Vernissage Even if it’s poor quality, but it’s nice to remember. Thank you very much for filming!
val_kyries (part of the same named architecture-installation) solo violin, laptop and kinect-camera driven effects played by Martin von Frantzius dance-performance: Suse Tietjen Premiere: July 14th, 2012, HafenCity Universität Hamburg
audiovisual performance (Cyberopéra) in collaboration with Sarah Cassenti and Mogly Speix music made with violin, kinect camera and elektronics video not available at the moment Premiere: Mai 15th, 2012, Paris, Batofar 2nd Performance: Mai 20th, Paris, Maison de l’Architecture, Dimanche … Read More
spatial composition for five voices and individual click- and tuning-tracks In the hall there was built a giant installation (‘Khiyal’ see photos). The five singers sang from five different positions in the room. Premiere: December 1st, 2011, Kampnagel, Hamburg Hamburger … Read More
audiovisual performance (Cyberopéra) in collaboration with Sarah Cassenti and Mogly Speix realtime video programming + violin and electronics Additional mix-track by Loïc Djian Premiere: October 16th, 2011, Petit Bain, Paris Dimanche Rouge The kinect camera was used to follow the … Read More
Soloperformance for Violin, Laptop and kinect camera Premiere: September 9th, 2011, Petit Bain, Paris Dimanche Rouge The kinect camera was used to follow my movements and to control effects using max4live.
for three Drummers, Bassclarinet and Doublebass with individual Click-Traks Sorry for the bad video/recording. The piece has a wide dynamic range and should be recorded with many microphones (instead of a poor video camera…) Premiere: November, 11th, 2010, Kampnagel, Hamburg … Read More
music for a experimental flash film by Cornelia Geissler Premiere: January 23rd, 2010, Kampnagel, Hamburg Katarakt Festival The music for this flash film was mainly created by transformating video signals into fluent sound-spectra.
for Ensemble of nine Instruments Premiere: September, 26th, 2009, Auditorium France 3 Alsace, Strasbourg Festival Musica This live-recording was made in Lyon a few days later. Conductor: Fabrice Pierre Ensemble of the summer-academy Opus XXI ‘nowhere’ plays with the design … Read More
for Violin, Violoncello, Saxophone, Drum Set and Live Electronics (cycling74 Max) Premiere: September 9th, 2008, opera stabile (Hamburger Staatsoper) with Ensemble Intégrales Violin – Barbara Lüneburg Violoncello – Sonja Lena Schmid Saxophone – Burkhard Friedrich Drum Set – N.N. (please … Read More
Music Theatre by Martin von Frantzius (Composition) and Maria Popara (Libretto Adaption and Direction) Original Text by Dea Loher Stage Design and Costumes by Marina Hellmann Video of Live-Performance April 28th, HfMT Hamburg Ensemble 21 (HfMT Hamburg) conducted by Cornelius … Read More
violin and laptop Premiere: February 2nd, 2008, Museum für das Fürstentum Lüneburg, violin and live-electronics: Martin v. Frantzius Improvisation with different self written Audio Effects. Main intentions: polyrhythm and sound
a scenic installation Libretto and Direction: Matthias Engelmann Premiere: November 11th, 2006, Zeisehallen Hamburg Soprano: Julia Henning Actors: Nadine Nollau, Hans Machowiak
for piano trio Premiere: October 10th 2006, HfMT Hamburg – On the occassion of the award ceremony for “Hermann und Annemarie Rauhe Preis” 2006 for Martin von Frantzius and the “Evrus-Trio” Recording of premiere by “Evrus-Trio”. If a piano is … Read More
for String Quartet, Saxophone and Electronics Premiere: September 8th, 2006, Opening Concert Randspiele Zepernick (XIV) Live Recording of Premiere Rico Gubler, Saxophone SONAR – Streichquartett In this piece the musicians are “controlled” through pitch- and metronome-tracks (headphones). This allows to … Read More
Dance-Piece for ensemble and two masked dancers Premiere: March 3rd, 2006, Museum f. Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Exhibition “Entfesselt-expressionistische Kunst in Hamburg” This piece was composed as part of the “mask storm” project for a specific dance choreography. Central to … Read More
for Violin and Laptop Premiere: February 20th, 2006, Concert „Heavy Classic“ Stavenhagen Haus Hamburg This Recording: Live-Recording of premiere. Martin von Frantzius, Violin and Electronics This piece explores possibilities of spectral harmony together with violin and live-electronics. Software was built … Read More
In addition to my “concert hall” works, I also wrote music for theatre projects. 1996: “Merlin oder das wüste Land” by Tankred Dorst, directed by Michael Huber (ensemble) 2005: “Duelle und Duette”, HfMT Hamburg, directed by Jutta Hoffmann (solo violin … Read More
Composed in 2005, not premiered, yet. Recording: Multichannel Recording played by myself (2005). The harmonic structure of this piece results from a series of chords which I have gained from an analysis of different pre-recorded violin sounds. Among them are … Read More
Spectral Scapes for violin and laptop Premiere: February 28th, 2005, HfMT Hamburg This recording: live-recording, February 14th, 2008, Lüneburg, Germany “Spectral Scapes” for violin and laptop by Martin von Frantzius (Premiere: February 28th, 2005, HfMT Hamburg ) is a formally … Read More
Schatten Directed by: Arthur Robison, 1923 Silentmovie scoring project for string sextet, vibraphone and clarinet. Music composed by Martin von Frantzius. UA: 28.06.2004, HfMT Hamburg Recorded with substantial support by F. W. Murnau Stiftung I opened this excerpt for the … Read More
Study for analogue Sounds (EMS Rehberg — AKS Synthesizer) Premiere: Sunday, Mai 23th, 2004, Glockenhaus Lüneburg Funny piece for a real analogue synthesizer
weather-interactive installation for a solar energy plant, sounds and video Premiere: 18.02.2004, HfBK Hamburg Within a collaboration project between HfMT Hamburg (Academy of Music Hamburg) and HfBK Hamburg (Academy of Fine Arts Hamburg) Martin Frantzius designed an installation, in which … Read More
for Violine, Viola und Violoncello dedicated to Victor Suslin (†10.07.2012) Premiere: Autumn 2003, Students from HfMT Hamburg at HfMT Hamburg. Thank you very much! It was the best performance! In this movement for string trio, Jazz-/Ambient like harmony meets the … Read More
Premiere: 23.06.20003, HfMT Hamburg, Martin von Frantzius, Laptop Interactive rhythmic composition based on an MaxMsp Patch, which allows to play polyrhythmic structures. Back Beat was inspired by David Wessel’s “16th Beaters”. Main features: probabitlity for each beat velocity for each … Read More
dedicated to Christiane Edinger UA: Martin von Frantzius, 20.01.2003, HfMT Hamburg Recording: Martin von Frantzius, live, Museum für das Fürstentum Lüneburg, February 14th, 2008 The violin is known as a typical melodic instrument. My aim was not to compose another … Read More
dedicated to Jan Baruschke Premiere in 2001, MH-Lübeck (Academy of Music, Lubeck) Recording of the Premiere, played by Jan Baruschke (violin) and friends An early and maybe not that artistic composition of mine. Cinematic Nevertheless I still like this piece … Read More