Walter Piston


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United States neoclassical composer (1894-1976)

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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.
The program includes songs by Brahms, Mozart's String Quartet in C, and Walter Piston's Flute Quartet.
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.
The album consists of four works: Samuel Barber's Toccata Festiva for Organ and Orchestra (1960), Walter Piston's Prelude and Allegro for Organ and Strings (1943), Leo Sowerby's Concertpiece for Organ and Orchestra (1951), and Michael Colgrass's Snow Walker for Organ and Orchestra (1990).
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.
The premiere performance of Walter Piston's Second Symphony was given in Washington, D.C.
Wayne Bennett will conduct a program that includes Suites 1 and 2 for Small Orchestra by Stravinsky; Suite from "The Incredible Flutist" by Walter Piston; and Miller's Serenade for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra (1999).
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 New York Music Critics Circle Award for best symphonic composition of the year was awarded to Walter Piston's Second Symphony.
Under the direction of Gregory Mason, the program includes a string quartet by Felix Mendelssohn; a piano trio by Maurice Ravel; a cello sonata by Edvard Grieg; Walter Piston's `Three Pieces' for flute, clarinet and bassoon; and Franz Schubert's `Shepherd on the Rock' for voice, clarinet and piano.
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.