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Primrose, William 1904-1982

Works: 994 works in 1,937 publications in 8 languages and 17,344 library holdings
Genres: Arrangements (Music)  Art music  Excerpts  Biography  Concertos  Chamber music  Live sound recordings  Motion picture music  Preludes (Music)  Sonatas 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Editor, Author, Adapter, Other, Composer, Honoree, Illustrator, Musician, Transcriber, Singer
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Violin and viola by Yehudi Menuhin( Book )

50 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preparation of the violinist - First facts - Technique - Practising - Violinist in action - Repertoire and interpretation - Making, repair and care of the violin and bow - Viola
Playing the viola : conversations with William Primrose by David Dalton( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the death of the renowned violist William Primrose in 1982, David Dalton engaged the musician in a lively series of conversations which touched on almost all aspects of viola technique, performance, repertoire, recording, and history. This book is a transcription of this dialogue, containing illuminating advice on holding the viola, bowing, tone, fingering, and practicing, all supported by copious illustrations and musical examples, as well as insights on repertoire for the viola--"an instrument without tradition"--And on performances of the great concertos by Bartok and Walton. Punctuated with frankness and humor, this book is a tribute to one of the greatest artists of this century.--Publisher description
Harold in Italy, op. 16 by Hector Berlioz( Recording )

34 editions published between 1944 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Primrose, violin Boston Symphony Charles Munch, conductor
Piano quintette, F minor by Jascha Heifetz( Recording )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintette(G Minor)(Mozart); Octette-E-flat Major(Mendelssohn) Jascha Heifetz, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Joseph Stepansky, violin; William Primrose, Virginia Majewski, viola;Gregor Piatigorsky, Gabor Rejto, cello
Lachrymae, reflections on a song of Dowland, for viola and piano. [Op. 48] by Benjamin Britten( )

35 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for viola and orchestra, op. posth. by Béla Bartók( )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viola transcriptions by Roberto Díaz( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin sonata no. 3 ; Viola sonata no. 1 by Johannes Brahms( )

4 editions published in 1998 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The club album : live from Yellow Lounge by Anne-Sophie Mutter( )

6 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octet by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

3 editions published in 1994 and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasie, D. 934 by Franz Schubert( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quintets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quintettes à Cordes, . n 1,. K 174,. si bémol majeur. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus4230
Munch conducts Berlioz by Hector Berlioz( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet : five pieces by Sergey Prokofiev( )

2 editions published in 2007 and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

6 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven's signature romantic piano compositions including "Moonlight Sonata", "Fur Elise", and "Minuet in G", combined with subtle and soothing sounds from our natural world
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Recording )

4 editions published in 1989 in German and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concerto collection by Jascha Heifetz( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le songe d'une nuit d'été ; Octuor à cordes by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technique is memory; a method for violin and viola players based on finger patterns by William Primrose( )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Playing the viola : conversations with William Primrose
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Primrose, William

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William Primrose britischer Bratschist und Pädagoge

William Primrose muzikant uit Schotland (1904-1982)

William Primrose violista e insegnante scozzese

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Playing the viola : conversations with William Primrose