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William Primrose

vl, 1904-1982 GB
Classical

Scottish violist and teacher. He was born 23 August 1904 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK and died 1 May 1982 in Provo, Utah, USA.

        
Instruments
  • Viola
  • Violin
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat: Allegro moderato ma con fuoco on Mendelssohn: Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat, Mozart: Quintet, K. 516 in G Minor by Jascha Heifetz
Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat: Presto on Mendelssohn: Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat, Mozart: Quintet, K. 516 in G Minor by Jascha Heifetz
Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat: Scherzo: Allegro leggierissimo on Mendelssohn: Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat, Mozart: Quintet, K. 516 in G Minor by Jascha Heifetz
Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat: Andante on Mendelssohn: Octet, Op. 20, in E-Flat, Mozart: Quintet, K. 516 in G Minor by Jascha Heifetz
Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: I. Allegro maestoso - Redbook Stereo on Jascha Heifetz - Original Jacket Collection by Jascha Heifetz
Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat, K.364: Allegro maestoso on Bach: Concerto for Two Violins/Mozart: Sinfonia concertante/Brahms: Double Concerto by Jascha Heifetz
Octuor à cordes in E-Flat Major, Op. 20: I. Allegro moderato ma con fuoco on Mendelssohn: Le songe d'une nuit d'été & Octuor à cordes by Felix Mendelssohn
Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat, K.364: Presto on Bach: Concerto for Two Violins/Mozart: Sinfonia concertante/Brahms: Double Concerto by Jascha Heifetz
Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: II. Andante - Redbook Stereo on Jascha Heifetz - Original Jacket Collection by Jascha Heifetz
Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364: III. Presto on Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E-Flat Major, K. 364 – Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11 by Otto Ackermann

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Double Concertos: Concerto For Two Violins / Sinfonia Concertante / Concerto For Violin And CelloJascha Heifetz / Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johannes Brahms / Erick Friedman, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky2012Compil.
Harold In Italy / OverturesHector Berlioz - Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch / William Primrose2012Compil.
Harold In Italy / OverturesHector Berlioz, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch / William Primrose2010Compil.
Dohnanyi Serenade In C Major For Violin & Cello Op. 10Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Emanuel Feuermann, Ernst von Dohnányi2006Album
The String QuintetsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Griller String Quartet, William Primrose2004Compil.
Piano Quintets / Piano TrioCésar Franck & Antonín Dvořák, Jean Françaix - Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky With William Primrose, Leonard Pennario, Jacob Lateiner2001Compil.
The Viola Sonata / Sonata - William Primrose Collection, Vol.2William Primrose, Johannes Brahms / Luigi Boccherini2000Compil.
Sonatas For Viola And Piano (No. 1 In F Minor / No. 2 In E Flat / Opus 120)Johannes Brahms, Rudolf Firkušný, William Primrose2000Album
Violin Sonata No. 3, Viola Sonata No. 1, Cello SonataJohannes Brahms, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Edmund Kurtz, William Kapell1998Compil.
RecitalWilliam Primrose1998Album
Walton / Vaughan Williams / Etc,William Primrose1996Album
Harold In Italy / Symphony On A French Mountain AirHector Berlioz, Vincent d'Indy, William Primrose, Nicole Henriot-Schweitzer1994Compil.
Sinfonia Concertante, Violin Concerto N°5Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Pablo Casals, Isaac Stern, William Primrose, Erica Morini1993Album
Sinfonia Concertante In E Flat / "Handel" Concerto In B Minor / Sonata In E FlatWilliam Primrose, Albert Spalding, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Henri-Gustave Casadesus, Johannes Brahms1993Compil.
Mozart: Quintet in G Minor K. 516 / Quintet In C Minor K. 406The Griller String Quartet With William Primrose1991Album
Concerto No.8, Double Quartet Op.65, Serenade Op.8Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Louis Spohr, Ludwig van Beethoven1989Album
Concerto No.5 K.219, Sonata K.378, Quintet K.516Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose1989Album
Quintet, Op.81. Sextet, Op.36Jascha Heifetz, Jacob Lateiner, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms1988Album
Quintet, D.956, Trio D.581, Ave Maria, 3 SinfoniasJascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky, Franz Schubert, Johann Sebastian Bach1988Album
Double ConcertosJascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Erick Friedman1987Compil.
Sonatas No. 1 And No. 2 For Viola And PianoJohannes Brahms - William Primrose, Rudolf Firkušný1982Album
Mozart: Two Great ConcertosClara Haskil, Arthur Grumiaux, William Primrose, Orchester Des NWDR Hamburg Conducted By Otto Ackermann1981Album
The Complete String TriosLudwig van Beethoven - Jascha Heifetz :: William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky1976Album
Quintet In G Minor K. 516 / Quintet In C Major K. 515Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Griller String Quartet With William Primrose1975Album
Concertos Pour Violon N°4 & 5, Symphonie Concertante Pour Violon Et Alto KV 364, Quintette En Ut KV 515Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky1975Compil.
Two Great Double ConcertosJascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1971Album
Mozart Quintets: Quintet In E Flat Major, K. 614 / Quintet In D Major, K. 593The Griller String Quartet With William Primrose1966Album
Berlioz: Harold In Italy Op 16William Primrose1966Album
Quintette (G Minor) · Octette (E-Flat Major)Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy1964Album
Quintette (C Major)Franz Schubert, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky With William Primrose1964Album
Piano Quintet · SextetteJascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Leonard Pennario, César Franck, Johannes Brahms1964Album
The Heifetz-Piatigorsky Concerts With Primrose, Pennario And GuestsJascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Leonard Pennario1962Album
Serenade Opus 8 / Duo For Violin And CelloJascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky / Zoltán Kodály1961Album
Beethoven · Schubert — Trios · Bach — SinfoniasJascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky1961Album
Trio In E-Flat, Op. 3Ludwig van Beethoven, Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky1958Album
Viola ConcertoBéla Bartók, William Primrose, Tibor Serly, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London1958Album
Harold In ItalyHector Berlioz, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch / William Primrose1958Album
Beethoven Trios: In G, Op. 9, No. 1 / In C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3Ludwig van Beethoven - Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky1958Album
Encores By William PrimroseWilliam Primrose1955Single
Concerto For Viola And Orchestra / "Der Schwanendreher"William Primrose - Sir William Walton / Paul Hindemith1954Album
Vault Treasures - Heifetz Primrose FeuermannJascha Heifetz Violinist William Primrose Violinist Emanuel Feuermann1954Album
MeditationsWilliam Primrose with Vernon de Tar1953Album
Harold In Italy, Op.16Hector Berlioz - William Primrose, Sir Thomas Beecham, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1952Album
Two Songs For Alto, Viola Obligato And PianoMarian Anderson With William Primrose1948Album
Duet In E-Flat For Viola And 'CelloWilliam Primrose, Emanuel Feuermann - Ludwig van Beethoven1944Album
Sonata No. 6, In A MajorWilliam Primrose - Luigi Boccherini1940Album
Two Caprices / None But The Weary HeartWilliam Primrose1935Album
Capricietto From String Quartet / SerenadeWilliam Primrose1927Album
Sinfonia Concertante In E-flat Major For Violin, Viola And Orchestra (K. 364)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Pablo Casals, Isaac Stern, William Primrose, Perpignan Festival OrchestraAlbum
Humoresque / The RosaryWilliam Primrose And Victor Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Play String Duos And TriosJascha Heifetz, William Primrose & Emanuel FeuermannCompil.
Mozart Quintets: Volume II, D Major Quintet K. 593 / E Flat Quintet K. 614The Griller String Quartet, William PrimroseAlbum
The Heifetz Chamber Music CollectionJascha Heifetz, Emanuel Feuermann, Gregor Piatigorsky, William PrimroseAlbum
Divertimento In E Flat Major For Violin, Viola And Cello, K.563Jascha HeifetzAlbum
The Heifetz-Piatigorsky Concerts · Piano Quintet · SextetteJascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, William Primrose, Leonard Pennario, César Franck, Johannes BrahmsAlbum
Casals Festival At PerpignanPablo Casals, Isaac Stern, Paul Tortelier, William Primrose, Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
Primrose Plays SuzukiWilliam PrimroseAlbum
Quintett In C-Dur, KV.515 / Adagio Und Fuge in C-Moll, KV.546Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sidney Griller, Jack O'Brien, Philip Burton, Colin Hampton, William PrimroseAlbum
GLAZOUNOV: Violin Concerto / MOZART: Symphonie Concertante in E-Flat (K. 364) for Violin and ViolaAlexander Glazunov, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jascha Heifetz, Walter Hendl, William Primrose, Izler SolomonAlbum
Violinkonzert E-Moll / Sinfonia Concertante Es-DurJascha Heifetz, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Charles Munch, William Primrose, Wolfgang Amadeus MozartCompil.
LitanyWilliam PrimroseAlbum
Passacaglia (From Handel's Harpsichord Suite, No. 7 In G Minor)Georg Friedrich Händel Arranged By John Halvorsen Played By Jascha Heifetz And William PrimroseAlbum
Mozart: Quintet in G Minor K. 516 / Quintet In C Minor K. 406The Griller String Quartet With William PrimroseAlbum
Divertimento In E-Flat, Duo No. 2 In B-Flat, PassacagliaJascha Heifetz, William Primrose, Emanuel Feuermann, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johan Halvorsen - Georg Friedrich HändelAlbum
Harold In ItalyWilliam Primrose, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge KoussevitzkyAlbum
Handel Concerto in B MinorWilliam Primrose, Frieder WeissmannAlbum
Sinfonia Concertante In E-Flat Major For Violin, Viola, And Orchestra (K. 364)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Played By Albert Spalding And William Primrose And The New Friends Of Music Orchestra Under The Direction Of Fritz StiedryAlbum
William Primrose PlaysWilliam PrimroseSingle
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