Odette Gartenlaub

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Odette Gartenlaub (13 March 1922 – 20 September 2014)[1] was a French pianist, music teacher and composer.

Biography[edit]

Odette Gartenlaub studied music at the Paris Conservatory with Olivier Messiaen, Henri Busser, Noël Gallon and Darius Milhaud,[2] and won the Premier Grand Prix de Rome in 1948.[3] She became well known as a soloist, performing with orchestras internationally. In 1959 she took a position as a professor at the Paris Conservatory.[4]

On September 20, 2014, she died at Hôpital Cochin in Paris, at the age of 92.[1]

Works[edit]

Gartenlaub's compositions include works for orchestra, chamber ensemble and solo instruments. Selected works include:

  • Étude concertante (1984) for viola solo
  • Pour le Cor (1968) for horn and piano[5]
  • Les Coin des Enfants (1971) for piano[6]
  • Antique
  • Grave et Toccata (1968) for piano[6]
  • Sept Petit Études[6]
  • Trois Caracteres (1974) for trombone and piano or orchestra; Paris Conservatory contest piece in 1974 and 1981[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ODETTE GARTENLAUB". MUSICA ET MEMORIA. Retrieved 16 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Odette Gartenlaub", in Sax, Mule & Co, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, H & D, 2004, p. 125-126. ISBN 2 914 266 03 0
  3. ^ Pamela Youngdahl Dees (1990). A Guide to Piano Music by Women Composers: Women born after 1900.
  4. ^ "Works with Horn by Female Composers". Retrieved 11 January 2012.
  5. ^ Foulk, Lin (May 2004). "Balancing Our Programming and Curricula: Works for Horn and Piano by Female Composers". The Horn Call. 34:3: 62–67 – via ProQuest.
  6. ^ a b c "Oeuvres pour piano". Odette Gartenlaub: Musicienne, Compositrice, Pianiste, Pédagogue. 23 March 2022. Retrieved 23 March 2022.
  7. ^ Mannix, Natalie (October 2019). "A Bibliography of Solo Compositions Written by Women Composers". ITA Journal. 47:4: 22–27 – via ProQuest.