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Walter Pistonand his music

by Howard Pollack

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piston, Walter.,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Howard Pollack.
    SeriesStudies in musicology -- no. 50
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.P593
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22286582M
    ISBN 10083571280X

    The author approaches orchestration from the premise that the principles can best be presented by analysis of music as it has been essentials of instrument combination discussed here are those which can be observed operating in the scores of great composers from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven down to our own day. Orchestration is notable for the clarity and logic/5. Walter Piston () taught for over thirty years () at Harvard, where he taught such well-known composers as Harold Shapiro and Leonard Bernstein. The biographies, major accomplishments, stylistic developments, and technical resources of .

    Walter Piston is the author of Harmony ( avg rating, ratings, 16 reviews, published ), Orchestration ( avg rating, ratings, 10 review /5. Walter Piston's "Harmony" was THE standard text for studies in harmony over four decades ago and has continued to be so with each succeeding edition. If you are studying music, whether in the classroom or through informal self-study, Harmony will be your closest and most significant companion on your journey.5/5(4).

    In the course of his thirty-four-year teaching career at Harvard (), Walter Piston () touched the lives of composers and musicologists by the score. Howard Pollack's book, a sequel to his Walter Piston (Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, ), takes a close look at Piston and thirty-three. Conclusion: Walter Piston and His Students in Widening Contexts p. Index p. About the Author p. Table of Contents provided by Blackwell's Book Services and R.R. Bowker. Used with permission.


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Howard Pollack, Professor of Music at the University of Houston, is best known for his acclaimed biography of Aaron Copland. Earlier, inPollack published an equally valuable biography of Walter Piston (), another great American composer and a mainstay of the Music Department at Harvard from to /5(1).

Walter Piston was Professor of Music at Harvard University. An outstanding composer whose many works have been performed by leading orchestras and chamber ensembles both in the US and abroad, he received the Pulitzer Prize twice for distinguished musical composition/5(33).

Piston wrote four books on the technical aspects of music theory which are considered to be classics in their respective fields: Principles of Harmonic Analysis, Counterpoint, Orchestration, and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

In this book Walter Piston again displays those qualities that distinguished his earlier books, Harmony and Counterpoint. Again he draws upon his own wide knowledge and experience as composer and teacher to present all phases of the subject/5(42). Walter Piston and his music.

[Howard Pollack] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Walter Piston is an often overlooked American composer.

Recordings of his symphonies aren't exactly lying around everywhere or being recorded anywhere to speak of. Yet he was a major force in American contemporary music. He initially trained as a draftsman before turning to music in which his credentials are noteworthy/5(4).

Walter Piston, composer noted for his symphonic and chamber music and his influence in the development of the 20th-century Neoclassical style in the United States. After graduating from the Massachusetts Normal Art School (now the Massachusetts College of Art and Design), Piston studied music at.

Walter Piston () was part of that famous generation of American composers of the s and s whose distinct brand of Romanticism set the tone for American music for the rest of the century/5(4).

Walter Piston's Harmony is, for countless reasons, a very widely acclaimed and widely used book within both personal and traditional education in music. It provides a very extensive understanding of the common harmonic practice of composers in the /5.

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One of the finest American composers of the 20th century, Walter Piston 4/5(1). This is the one of many orchestration books that I have recently bought (my other recent purchases include the Rimsky-Korsakov Principles, the Berlioz/Strauss Treatise, and the Forsyth Orchestration.) Piston's book is one of the best - very clear, accurate, and modern.

His overview of the instruments in the orchestra is one of the most /5(34). After graduation from the Massachusetts School Of Art inhis interest shifted from painting to music.

Inupon graduating from Harvard, he went abroad to study with Nadia Boulanger. He was Professor Of Music at Harvard and lived in Belmont, Massachusetts. Buy [(Harvard Composers: Walter Piston and His Students, from Elliott Carter to Frederic Rzewski)] [Author: Howard Pollack] published on (October, ) by Howard Pollack (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta y listas Pedidos Suscríbete a Prime Cesta. Todos los departamentos Author: Howard Pollack. Throughout the book, exercises are provided that call for the writing of music and that are intended to clarify the principles under discussion.

Walter Piston, one of America's outstanding composers, created for this book an approach to the study of counterpoint that is stimulating and helpful to an understanding of the music of all times.

Includes bibliographical references and index Two American classicists: Walter Piston and James Gould Cozzens -- Songs without words: the orchestral miniatures of Leroy Anderson -- Regional voices: John Vincent and Gail Kubik -- Classicism pursued: Everett Helm and Ellis Kohs -- New forms, new meanings: the music of Arthur Berger -- Expanding the Pages:   One of the finest American composers of the 20th century, Walter Piston () taught for over thirty years () at Harvard, where he guided the education of such diverse, well-known composers as Elliott Carter, Leroy Anderson, Arthur Berger, Gail Kubik, Irving Fine, Harold Shapiro Pages:   In this book Walter Piston again displays those qualities that distinguished his earlier books, Harmony and Counterpoint.

Again he draws upon his own wide knowledge and experience as composer and teacher to present all phases of the subject.

No practical aspect of 5/5(1).