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Piston, Walter, 1894-1976

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894-1976

Walter Piston was an American composer and teacher.
Citation
Author: Morris Levy
Citation
Grove Music Online, Oct. 22, 2010

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Music Edition records

 Collection
Identifier: AME
Scope and Contents Manuscript scores, business records, and correspondence that reflects AME’s repertoire of new American music by Green, Carl Ruggles, Halsey Stevens, and others, as well as the interactions Green had with many key figures in twentieth-century music, including John Cage, Henry Cowell, Charles Ives, Gunther Schuller, William Grant Still, Virgil Thomson, and many others.

Mario di Bonaventura papers and scores

 Collection
Identifier: di Bonaventura
Overview The Mario di Bonaventura papers and scores collection consists of correspondence, notes and other papers, programs, sound recordings, marked conducting scores, published scores and books, and music manuscript scores in di Bonaventura’s possession. A small collection of materials related to Italian composer Luciana Berio are also found within this collection.

Music-related autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: Autograph
Scope and Contents Collection of single letters, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera relating to composers, conductors, performers, musicologists, publishers, librettists, and stage directors.