Walter Piston

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United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)


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1 when he was a student in 1938: 'A very important premiere was the First Symphony of Walter Piston, a composer who can always be depended upon for the best in workmanship .
Other books published this year included Death in the Woods, a collection of stories by Sherwood Anderson; Winner Take Nothing by Ernest Hemingway, also a collection of stories; Give Your Heart to the Hawks, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers; Principles of Harmonic Analysis by Walter Piston, one of the most influential textbooks on the methods of modern composition; Rabble in Arms by Kenneth Roberts, a historical novel; and The Autobiography of Alice B.
In 1925 Anderson entered Harvard University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1929, he studied with Georges Enesco and Walter Piston for a Master of Arts in Music in 1930.
The program will include works by Walter Piston, Robert Muczynski, John Cage, Mei-ling Lee and Jiu Ge, Andr Jolivet and the UO's own David Crumb.
Pinkham attended Harvard College and studied with Walter Piston and Aaron Copland.
Tawa's personal experiences as a student of Walter Piston and his hand in founding the Sonneck Society for American Music (now the Society for American Music) are thoughtfully pointed out, with the latter event obviously marking the beginning of a major national--one might hope even international--change in music scholarship.
The Incredible Flutist, a ballet score by Walter Piston, was performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Repertoire will include works by Antonin Dvorak, Bernard Herrmann and Walter Piston.
Like such distinguished American members of the "Boulangerie" as Walter Piston and Aaron Copland, Berkeley was profoundly influenced by Boulanger's teaching methods.
This gift of Annette Kaufman, Louis Kaufman's widow and longtime accompanist, provides a valuable collection of correspondence that includes letters to the Kaufmans from many important musical and artistic figures of the twentieth century, including Milton Avery, Samuel Barber, Robert Russell Bennett, Leonard Bernstein, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Aaron Copland, Jascha Heifetz, Bernard Herrmann, Fritz Kreisler, Francesco Malipiero, Bohuslav Martinu Darius Milhaud, Dimitri Mitropolous, Walter Piston, Francis Poulenc, George Rochberg, Richard Rodgers, Miklos Rozsa, Henri Sauguet, William Grant Still, Ernst Toch, and others.
The programs and scores include those signed by Richard Rodney Bennett, Sir Arthur Bliss, Nadia Boulanger, Guido Cantelli, Carlos Chavez, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Ge orge Crumb, Ross Lee Finney, Paul Hindemith, Darius Milhaud, Walter Piston, William Primrose, Henri Sauguet, and Hugo Weisgall.
Following a brief period of formal music studies at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory, he studied privately, and again briefly, with Roger Sessions, Walter Piston, and Nicolas Slonimsky.
The University Symphony, conducted by Wayne Bennett, will play a suite from "The Incredible Flutist" by Walter Piston.
Hartmann is a "local" composer; like Max Reger his reputation is mainly confined to Germany, in a way similar to Roy Harris or Walter Piston in the United States.
American composers in the mainstream tradition are Walter Piston, Howard Hanson, Virgil Thomson, Roger Sessions, William Schuman, Samuel Barber, and Paul Creston.