Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Music

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Editor: Henri Marteau

b. Reims, 31.3.1874 d. Lichtenberg, 3.10.1934

Teachers: Camillo Sivori, Hubert Léonard, Jules Garcin

Associates: Raoul Pugno, Reger (Marteau promoted Reger's music, and was the dedicatee of Reger's concerto op. 101), Stenhammar.

Professional appointments:

  • 1900 Violin teacher at Geneva Consevatory,
  • 1908-1914 Violin Professor at Berlin Hochschule (in succession to Joachim, though Flesch claims he succeeded Wirth [Memoirs, p. 89])
  • 1915-1920 Second Conductor of the Göteborg Orchestra
  • 1920-1926 Teacher at Prague German Academy of Music and Drama
  • 1926-8 Teacher in Leipzig and Dresden.

Pupils: Florizel van Reuter, L. V. Laar, Robert Pollak. (Flesch severely criticised Marteau as a teacher: 'In this capacity he was untalented and negligent, unable to combine technical instruction with musical and psychological influence.[...] Almost without exceptions, his pupils got stuck at the stage of average mediocrity'. Flesch, Memoirs (London, 1957), p. 92)

String Quartet in Geneva with E. Reymond, W. Pahnke, A. Rehberg.

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Editions

Title Composer Work Publisher Publication No. Date
24 Matinees in Etudenform Gaviniés, Pierre Violin Solo Steingräber 0 View
40 etuden Kreutzer, Rodolphe Etuden (40) Steingräber 1675 1909 View
Concert for violin in E major Bach, Johann Sebastian Violin Concerto no 2 in E major Steingräber 1816 1910 View
Concerto for violin Beethoven, Ludwig van Violin Concerto Steingräber 1909 View
Concerto in D minor Wieniawski, Henri Violin Concerto no. 02 in D minor C. F. Peters 3296 0 View
Concerto in E flat Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Violin Concerto in E flat major C. F. Peters 2193b 1910 View
Concerto in G Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Violin Concerto in G major C. F. Peters 2193d 1909 View
Deux Mazurkas caractéristiques Wieniawski, Henri Deux Mazurkas caractéristiques Peters 1910 View
Fantaisie-Caprice Vieuxtemps, Henri François Joseph Fantasie-Caprice Steingräber 1912 View
Konzert Berwald, F. Violin Concerto Jul. Heinr. Zimmerman 1911 View
Konzert Nr.9 Spohr, Louis Violin Concerto no. 9 in D minor Steingräber 1913 View
Legende Wieniawski, Henri Legende Peters 1910 View
Mazurkas characteristiques Wieniawski, Henri Violin duo C. F. Peters 3294 0 View
Piano trio in D minor Arensky, Anton Stepanovich Piano Trio Anton J. Benjamin Elite Edition 248 1927 View
Romance in F Beethoven, Ludwig van Romance in F major Steingräber 1925 View
Romance in G Beethoven, Ludwig van Romance in G major Steingräber 1925 View
Rondo Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Violin Concerto Suddeutscher Musikverlag 0 View
Rondo Schubert, Franz Rondo in A major Süddeutscher Musikverlag 1905 View
Scherzo-tarantelle Wieniawski, Henri Violin duo C. F. Peters 3292 0 View
Sonata La Follia Corelli, Arcangelo Violin Sonata 'Follia' Schott 1542 1930 View
Sonaten und Partiten Bach, Johann Sebastian Solo Sonatas and Partitas Steingräber 1922 View
Viertes Konzert [Concerto in D K218] Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Violin Concerto in D major Peters 2193c 1910 View
Violin Concerto Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix Violin Concerto in E minor Steingräber 1910 View