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Piston, Walter (Hamor)

composer, musicisti, writer, teacher


born: 20 Jan 1894 Rockland, Maine / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 12 Nov 1976 Belmont, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 17 Nov 1976  
date of Variety obit: 17 Nov 1976  

active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

perf: 1953-1954 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

The Music Sack has 107 items with information about Walter (Hamor) Piston
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 2001

Index

p. 243-264 In:
Klein, Axel
Irish classical recordings
A discography of Irish art music
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 264 p.

Number of People : 1,228


 1998

Indice Onomastico

p. 510-520 In:
Inchausteguie, Aristides
Vida musical en Santo Domingo (1940-1965)
Santo Domingo, D.N.: 1998, 529 p.

Number of People : 1,493


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Karolyi, Otto
Modern American music from Charles Ives to the minimalists
London: Cygnus Arts, 1996, 143 p.

Number of People : 25


 1996

Denton, D.
Review / CDs Piston : Violin Sonatina
Copland : Violin Sonata; Nocturne
Ives : Violin Sonata No. 4, Children's Day at the Camp Meeting
Baker : Blues (Anne Akiko Meyers (violin), Andre-Michel Schub (piano)) (RCA)
Strad: 107:1081 Oct 1996

Number of People : 1


 1995

Struble, John Warthen
The history of American classical music : MacDowell through Minimalism
By John Warthen Struble
Facts on File, 1995, 444 p.

Number of People : 74


 1995

Oboe recording reviews The Incredible Walter Piston.
Double Reed: 18:21-2 N2 1995

Number of People : 1


 1993

Kendall, R.A.
Carterette, E.C.
Verbal attributes of simultaneous wind instrument timbres : II. adjectives induced from Piston's Orchestration
Music Perception 10:469+ N4 1993
       bibliog diag graph table

Number of People : 1


 1993

Holmes, John L.
Conductors on composers
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 272 p.

Number of People : 70


 1993

Record reviews Zwilich : Flute Concerto
Bernstein : Halil
Piston : Flute Concerto (Doriot Anthony Dwyer (fl), London Symphony Orchestra, c. James Sedares) (Koch International Classics)
Tempo N184:50-51 Mar 1993

Number of People : 1


 1992

Johnson, B.
Record review Piston : Symphony No. 4; Capriccio for Harp and Strings; Serenata; Three New England Sketches (Seattle Symphony, New York Chamber Symphony of the 92nd Street Y, c. Gerard Schwarz) (Delos)
Tempo N181:44-5 Jun 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Johnson, B.
Record review Piston : Symphony No. 4; Capriccio for Harp and Strings; Serenata; Three New England Sketches (Seattle Symphony, New York Chamber Symphony of the 92nd Street Y, c. Gerard Schwarz) (Delos)
Tempo N181:44-5 Jun 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Recordings Piston : the Incredible Flutist : Suite; Symphony No. 6; Three New England Sketches (St. Louis Symphony, Leonard Slatkin, conductor) (RCA)
Musical America 112:48 N1 1992

Number of People : 1


 1992

Klassik Walter Piston : the Incredible Flutist; Three New England Sketches; Symphonie Nr. 6 (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin) (RCA)
Stereoplay N2:153 Feb 1992
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1992

Pollack, Howard Joel
Harvard composers : Walter Piston and his students, from Elliott Carter to Frederic Rzewski
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1992

Number of People : 33


 1991

In print
Strings 6:8 N3 1991
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1990

Schwarz, K. Robert
Ringing true
Musical America 110:20+ N7 1990
       port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Record reviews Walter Piston : Sonata pour Piano (1926); Quintet for Pianoforte and String Quartet (1949); Improvisation (1945); Passacaglia (1943) (Leonard Hokanson, piano; the Portland String Quartet) (Northeastern CD)
American Music 8:494-6 N4 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Schmitz, Hans-Peter
Pesek, Ursula
Flotenmusik aus drei Jahrhunderten : Komponisten : Werke : Anregungen
Mit einem Geleitwort von Hans-Peter Schmitz
Basel: Barenreiter, 1990, 320 p.

Number of People : 189


 1989

Sonti, Piero
Repertorio di musica Sinfonica : gli autori, le composizioni dal seicento a oggi
Ricordi, 1989

Number of People : 201


 1989

MacDonald, C.
Record review (Louisville Orchestra, Albany label (CD))
Tempo N169:57-8 Jun 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

MacDonald, C.
Record review (Louisville Orchestra, Albany label (CD))
Tempo N169:57-8 Jun 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Concerts.
Musical Opinion 112:102 Mar 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Kresh, Paul
Ovation record review
Ovation 10:62-3 Jun 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

MacDonald, C.
Record review (Louisville Orchestra, Albany label (CD))
Tempo N169:57-8 Jun 1989

Number of People : 1


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Johnson, S.
Proms
Musical Times, 126:681 Nov 1985

Number of People : 1


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1983

Porter, Andrew
Musical events American symphonists
New Yorker: 58:97 Jan 31 1983
       Note: Eastman Philharmonia

Number of People : 1


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Curtis, W.D.
Walter Piston (1894-1976) : a discography
Arsc Journal 13:76-95 N2 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Ewen, David
Composers since 1900
A biographical and critical guide
First supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1981, 328 p.

Number of People : 219


 1981

Curtis, W.D.
Piston from Boston
Arsc Journal 13:123-4 N3 1981
       Note: reissue of 1956 recording

Number of People : 1


 1981

Pollack, Howard Joel
Walter Piston and his music
Cornell. 1981. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Martin, William R.
Drossin, Julius
Music of the twentieth century
[by] William R. Martin and Julius Drossin
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980, 400 p.

Number of People : 69


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Mordden, Ethan
A guide to orchestral music
The handbook for non-musicians
New York: Oxford University Press, 1980

Number of People : 92


 1979

Reviews of music
Music Review: 40:157-8 N2 1979

Number of People : 1


 1979

Smith, Norman
Band music notes
Revised edition
San Diego, California: Niel A. Kjos, Jr., 1979

Number of People : 262


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1977

Index to music necrology : 1976 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1977, p. 806

Number of People : 214


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Lindenfeld, Harris Nelson
Three symphonies of Walter Piston, an analysis.
Cornell. 1975. dissertation.
       Note: Part 2 of the Diss. Ithaca, Cornell Univ 1975.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Vinton, John
Dictionary of contemporary music
Edited by John Vinton
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1974, 834 p.

Number of People : 1,053


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1972

A list of works performed at the American Composers' Concerts and Festivals 1925-71

p. 9 In:
American Composers' Concerts and Festivals of American Music 1925-71; cumulative repertoire
Institute of American Music of the University of Rochester
Rochester, NY: 1972, 75 p.

Number of People : 367


 1971

Taylor, Clifford
Walter Piston : For his Seventieth Birthday.
Perspectives on American Composers. Edited by Benjamin Boretz and E. T. Cone.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1971.
p. 171-183
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1971

Boretz, Benjamin
Cone, Edward T.
Perspectives on American composers
Edited by Benjamin Boretz and Edward T. Cone
New York: W.W. Norton, 1971, 268 p.

Number of People : 9


 1971

Thomson, Virgil
Nabokov, Nicolas
American music since 1910
With an introduction by Nicolas Nabokov
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971, 204 p.
      (Series: Twentieth century composers; volume 1)

Number of People : 105


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1969

Ewen, David
European composers today
A biographical and critical guide
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1969

Number of People : 212


 1968

Ewen, David
The world of twentieth-century music
Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1968

Number of People : 149

More Details : (1 article)


 1968

Edwards, Arthur C.
Music in the United States
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, [1968], 179 p.

Number of People : 65


 1968

Westergaard, Peter
Conversation with Walter Piston.
Perspectives of New Music. 7, Nr.1 (1968), S. 3-17.

Number of People : 1


 1967

Hansen, Peter
[Walter Piston]
       musical examples
       Note: Brief overview

p. 336-338 In:
Hansen, Peter
An Introduction to Twentieth Century Music.
2d ed.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1967.

Number of People : 1


 1967

Bellows, George Kent
Howard, John Tasker
A short history of music in America
By John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967, 496 p.

Number of People : 151


 1967

Hansen, Peter S.
An introduction to twentieth century music
Second edition
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1967

Number of People : 24


 1966

Frankenstein, Alfred
A modern guide to symphonic music
By Alfred Frankenstein.
New York: Meredith Press, [c1966], xvii, 667 p.

Number of People : 61


 1964

Taylor, Clifford
Walter Piston : for his seventieth birthday.
Perspectives of New Music. 3, Nr.1 (1964), S. 102-114.
       Mit 13 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1963

Machlis, Joseph
American composers of our time
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1963

Number of People : 16


 1963

Posell, Elsa Z.
American composers
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963

Number of People : 29


 1962

Machlis, Joseph
Introduction to contemporary music
By Joseph Machlis
New York: W.W. Norton, 1962

Number of People : 71


 1961

Machlis, Joseph
[Walter Piston]
       musical examples
       Note: Brief analysis.

p. 509-511 In:
Machlis, Joseph
Introduction to Contemporary Music
New York: W. W. Norton, 1961.

Number of People : 1


 1961

Kerr, Russell
Piston Pulitzer the winner speaks.
Musical Courier. 163 (1961), H. 6, S. 5-7.

Number of People : 1


 1960

Berger, Kenneth Walter
Band encyclopedia
Kent, Ohio: Band Associates, 1960, 604 p.

Number of People : 1,633


 1960

Edmunds, John
Slonimsky, Nicolas
Boelzner, Gordon
Some twentieth century American composers
A selective biblography
By John Edmunds and Gordon Boelzner
With Introductory Essay by Nicolas Slonimsky
Vol. II
New York: New YOrk Public Library, 1960, 55 p.

Number of People : 17


 1958

Prieberg, Fred K.
Lexikon der neuen Musik
Freiburg: K. Alber, 1958, 494 p.

Number of People : 351


 1958

Composers of the Americas
Biographical data and catalog of their works
Volume 4
Washington, D.C.: Secretaria General, organizacion de los Estados Americanos, 1958

Number of People : 15


 1958

Grater, Manfred
Konzertfuhrer neue musik
Frankfurt am. Main: Fischer Bucherei, 1958

Number of People : 41


 1957

Spaeth, Sigmund
Music journal. 1957 annual
New York: Music Journal Inc, 1957, 176 p.

Number of People : 6

More Details : (1 Section)


 1955

Austin, William W.
Piston's Fourth Symphony.
The Music Review. 16 (1955), S. 120-137.

Number of People : 1


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

Supplementary Chapter One : 1945-1954

A1 In:
Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 334


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1953

Perlman, William J.
Spaeth, Sigmund
Music and dance in the New England states
Sigmund Spaeth, editor-in-chief
William J. Perlman, director & managing editor
New York: Bureau of Musical Research, 1953, 374 p.

Number of People : 511

More Details : (1 Section)


 1952

Goss, Madeleine (Binkley)
Modern music-makers : contemporary American composers
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1952

Number of People : 37


 1951

Appendix II

p. 148 In:
Millar Craig, D.
Craig, D. Millar
Heimeran, Ernest
Aulich, Bruno
The well-tempered string quartet.
A book of counsel and entertainment for all lovers of music in the home
By Bruno Aulich and Ernest Heimeran
The English Translation by D. Millar Craig
London: Novello, 1951, 154 p.

Number of People : 14


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1950

Ewen, David
The book of modern composers
New York: Alfred A. Knoff, 1950

Number of People : 31


 1950

Overseas section

p. 315 In:
Pine, L.G.
Who's who in music
First post-war edition (1949-50)
London: Shaw Publishing, 1950, 419 p.

Number of People : 1,023


 1950

Hutcheson, Ernest
Great orchestral music
A treasury of program notes
Edited by Ernest Hutcheson, President Emeritus of the Julliard School of Music
Vol. V of the series The Field of Music
New York: Rinehart, 1950

Number of People : 71


 1947

Bagar, Robert C.
Concert companion
A comprehensive guide to symphonic music
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1947], 868 p.

Number of People : 159


 1947

Reis, Claire Raphael
Composers in America : biographical sketches of contemporary composers with a record of their works
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: MacMillan, 1947, 399 p.

Number of People : 331


 1946

Shrifte, Miriam Lubell
Norman, Gertrude
Letters of composers. an anthology : 1603-1945
Compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946, 422 p.

Number of People : 94


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1934

Ewen, David
Composers of Today.
A Comprehensive Biographical and Critical Guide to Modern Composers of All Nations.
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1934, 311 p.

Number of People : 196


 1933

Cowell, Henry
American composers on American music
A symposium
Edited by Henry Cowell
With a new introduction by the editor
California: Stanford University, 1933

Number of People : 27


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