WorldCat Identities

Piston, Walter 1894-1976

Overview
Works: 838 works in 2,339 publications in 7 languages and 31,306 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts  Music  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Chamber music  Symphonies  Scores  Sonatas  Parts (Music)  Art music 
Roles: Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Performer, Interviewee, Arranger, Contributor, Conductor, Compiler
Classifications: MT50, 781.3
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Harmony by Walter Piston( Book )

81 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 3,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piston's Harmony teaches by demonstrating snapshots of particular harmonic practices from more or less standard classical pieces. These illustrations are then combined with variations on figured bass or melody harmonization exercises
Counterpoint by Walter Piston( Book )

63 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic book that teaches the fundamental and more advanced aspects of counterpoint with illustrations from famous works
Orchestration by Walter Piston( Book )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible flutist by Walter Piston( Recording )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Incredible Flutist/Piston. Festival Overture/Buck Louisville Orchestra Jorge Mester, music director
Violin concertos nos. 1 and 2 ; Fantasia for violin and orchestra by Walter Piston( )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of harmonic analysis by Walter Piston( Book )

7 editions published between 1933 and 1960 in English and French and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suite from the ballet The incredible flutist by Walter Piston( )

30 editions published between 1938 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 4 by Walter Piston( )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 6 by Walter Piston( Recording )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber music by Bohuslav Martinů( )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion demonstration of the development of chamber music
String quartet no. 3 by Walter Piston( )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 1 ; Violin concerto no. 2 ; The enormous room : fantasia for orchestra by David Diamond( )

4 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonies nos. 2 and 6 by Walter Piston( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonata for flute and piano by Walter Piston( )

20 editions published in 1933 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quartet no. 4 by Walter Piston( )

20 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 2 ; Sinfonietta ; Symphony no. 6 by Walter Piston( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 5 by Walter Piston( Recording )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concertino for pianoforte and chamber orchestra by Walter Piston( )

24 editions published between 1937 and 1939 in 3 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quartet no. 1 by Walter Piston( )

31 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three pieces for flute, clarinet, and bassoon : (1926) by Walter Piston( )

14 editions published between 1933 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hamor Piston, Walter.

Piston, Walter 1894-1976

Piston, Walter Hamor.

Piston Walter Hamor 1894-1976

Piston, Walter Hamor 1894-1976 Jr

Piston, Walter Hamor, Jr. 1894-1976

Walter Piston

Walter Piston Amerikaans pianist (1894-1976)

Walter Piston compositeur américain

Walter Piston compositore e musicista statunitense

Walter Piston US-amerikanischer Komponist

Пистон, Уолтер

וולטר פיסטון

والتر پیستن طراح رقص، آهنگساز، و پیانیست آمریکایی

피스턴, 월터

피스톤, 월터

ウォルター・ピストン

ピストン,ウォルター

ピストン, ウオルター

瓦尔特·辟斯顿

Languages
English (222)

Spanish (19)

Chinese (8)

Japanese (3)

Dutch (2)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
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