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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


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

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Edition Notes

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

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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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