Piston is a legendary figure, a largely self-taught "composer's composer" who has had a profound impact on contemporary American music. Enjoy two of his award-winning symphonies as the teacher gets his night in the spotlight.
Blair McMillen, piano
Miranda Cuckson, violin
Walter Piston -- Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra
Walter Piston -- Symphony No. 2
Walter Piston -- Violin Concerto No. 1
Walter Piston -- Symphony No. 4
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