Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2

DSpace Repository

Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2

Show full item record

Title: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2
Otros títulos: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 Fantasia for Violin and Orchestra
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Walter Piston; James Buswell; National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine; Theodore Kucha
Código CDU: Pis.04
Forma Musical: Concertos (Violin), Violin with orchestra
Abstract: Walter Piston was a leading light among those mid-twentieth century American composers who opted to explore traditional musical forms and language. Although he was perhaps better known as a teacher and the author of a widely used book on harmony than as a composer, Piston's music displays superb craftsmanship within his selected neo-Classic-Romantic idiom. Piston was born in Rockland, ME, of Italian lineage; the family name had been Pistone but his grandparents had Anglicized it by dropping the "e." His parents moved to Boston in 1904. In his teens, Piston's musical education commenced with piano and violin lessons. At that time, however, painting was his main interest, but he conceded the superiority of his future wife, Kathryn Nason, in that field and concentrated on music. With the entry of the United States into the First World War, Piston hurriedly crammed the rudiments of saxophone technique and enlisted in the Navy as a band musician. In between rehearsals and performances, he ...


Files in this item

Files Length Size Format View Description
1. I. Concerto ... 39) - Allegro energico.mp3 8:19 11.40Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. II. Concerto ... ntino molto tranquillo.mp3 6:32 8.959Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. III. Concert ... - Allegro con spirito.mp3 6:43 9.216Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Fantasia for ... stra (1970) - Completo.wav 14:29 146.1Mb WAV audio wav
5. I. Concerto ... stra (1960) - Moderato.mp3 8:01 10.99Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. II. Concerto ... hestra (1960) - Adagio.mp3 11:06 15.21Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. III. Concert ... estra (1960) - Allegro.mp3 5:25 7.428Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Concerto No. 1 ... stra (1939) - Completo.wav 21:26 216.2Mb WAV audio wav
Concerto No. 2 ... stra (1960) - Completo.wav 24:23 246.1Mb WAV audio wav

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show full item record