Piano Quintets



First name: Dusan
Last name: Martincek
Dates: 1936-2006
Category: Quintet
Nationality: Slovakian
Opus name: 3 Micromodelle, Klavierquintett (1984)
Publisher: Hellerau
Peculiarities: Hellerau F 525
Information: Prominent Slovak pianist, pedagogue and composer of contemporary classical music. He studied piano at the Conservatory of Bratislava (finished in 1956) and then at the university (School of Musical Arts in Bratislava, composition under Jan Cikker, finished in 1961). Then he stayed at the university as an assistent; he spent most of his life as a university teacher (professor since 1986). Simultaneously, he worked on his own compositions and performed as concert pianist both home and abroad. He composed mostly piano and chamber music, also several symphonic works.