1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2010-09-28Works: Walter Piston: Quartet for Strings no 1; Quartet for Strings no 3; Quartet for Strings no 5
Much lauded in his lifetime, Walter Piston is remembered chiefly today for his eight Symphonies, the two Violin Concertos (NXS 8559003) and the popular ballet,...continue...
Recording information: St. Anne's Church, Toronto, Canada (11/12/2008-11/14/2008)....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2003-09-30Works: Walter Piston: Quartet for Strings no 1; Leon Kirchner: Quartet for Strings no 2; Earl Kim: Poems (3) in French; Bernard Rands: Quartet for Strings no 2; Mario Davidovsky: Quartet for Strings no 5
Performers: Sheldon, Lucy
Ensemble: Mendelssohn String Quartet
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1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2003-04-01Works: Walter Piston: The Incredible Flutist, ballet suite for orchestra; Fantasy for English Horn, harp & strings; Suite for orchestra; Concerto for string quartet, winds & percussion; Psalm & Prayer of Da...
Performers: Danielson, Glen; Goff, Scott [Flute]; Wunrow, Therese Elder
Conductors: Schwarz, Gerard
"As a result of his intellect and his association with the university environment, [Piston] was considered to be a somewhat dull, academic composer. For anyone...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-07-01Works: Walter Piston: Quintet for flute & string quartet; String Sextet; Quartet for piano & strings; Quintet for piano & strings
Performers: Buswell, James; Glyde, Judith; Hall, Dimity; Kelly, Randolph; Kuchar, Theodore; Munro, Ian; Walsh, Michele
Walter Piston was twenty-six before he began to study composition, eventually moving to Paris as a pupil of Dukas and Nadia Boulanger. Though his music...continue...
1 CD / Cambria / 1993-01-01Works: Gunther Schuller: Suite for woodwind ensemble; Walter Piston: Quintet for winds; David Diamond: Partita for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano; Elliott Carter: Etudes (8) and a Fantasy, for woodwind quartet
Performers: Spitzer, Laura
Ensemble: Sierra Wind Quintet