Piston, Walter, 1894-1976Alternative names
Walter Hamor Piston (1894-1976) was a noted 20th-century American composer. He earned his Harvard AB 1924 and served as Walter W. Naumberg Professor of Music at Harvard from 1948-1960.
From the description of Letters from Walter Piston to Carl Miller, 1954, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063913
Composed 1957. First performance Boston, 7 March 1958, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch conductor, Joseph de Pasquale soloist. Dedicated to Joseph de Pasquale. Received the New York Music Critics' Circle Award, 1958.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.
From the description of Concerto for viola and orchestra / Walter Piston. 1957. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53205366
- Variations (Orchestra)--Scores
- String quartets--Scores
- Ballets--Piano scores
- Concertos (String quartet with band)--Scores
- Concertos (Viola)--Scores and parts