Pistone Walter (Piston Walter)( The American composer and teacher.)
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Biography Pistone Walter (Piston Walter)
January 20, 1894 in Roklende (pc. Man). After graduating in 1924 from Harvard University, studied composition in Paris with Nadia Boulanger. Returning to the United States, he taught at the music department at Harvard University, where he later became dean of. As a composer, Pistone is most clearly established itself in the works of chamber music genres, . marked masterful contrapuntal writing and inventive rhythm, . but his most famous work - ballet suite fantastic flutist (The Incredible Flutist, . 1938),
. Twice received the Pulitzer Prize - in 1948 for the Third Symphony, and in 1961 for the Seventh Symphony. Pistone - author of Principles of Harmonic Analysis (Principles of Harmonic Analysis, 1933), orchestration (Orchestration, 1955) and Harmony (Harmony, 3rd edition - 1962). Pistone died in Belmont (pc. Massachusetts), November 12, 1976.