William Primrose

Born 23 August 1904. Died 1 May 1982
William Primrose
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1904-08-23
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William Primrose

William Primrose Biography (Wikipedia)

William Primrose CBE (23 August 1904 – 1 May 1982) was a Scottish violist and teacher. He performed with the London String Quartet from 1930 to 1935. He then joined the NBC symphony orchestra where he formed the Primrose Quartet. He performed in various countries around the world as a soloist throughout his career. Primrose also taught at several universities and institutions. He is the author of several books on viola techniques.

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William Primrose Tracks

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Hector Berlioz
Harold en Italie, Op 16: IV. Orgie des brigands
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Harold en Italie, Op 16: IV. Orgie des brigands
Johannes Brahms
String Sextet no.2 in G major, Op.36
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String Sextet no.2 in G major, Op.36
Franz Schubert
Trio in B flat major, D.581
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Trio in B flat major, D.581
Hector Berlioz
Harold in Italy, Op.16 - ii. March of the Pilgrims
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Harold in Italy, Op.16 - ii. March of the Pilgrims
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quintet, K516: III. Adagio ma non troppo
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String Quintet, K516: III. Adagio ma non troppo
Felix Mendelssohn
Octet - Scherzo
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Octet - Scherzo
Felix Mendelssohn
Octet in E flat major, Op.20: IV. Presto
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Octet in E flat major, Op.20: IV. Presto
Franz Schubert
String Trio No.2 in B flat major, D.581
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String Trio No.2 in B flat major, D.581
Franz Schubert
Trio No. 2 in B flat, D.581
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Trio No. 2 in B flat, D.581
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quintet in G minor, K 516 – first movt.
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String Quintet in G minor, K  516 – first movt.
Gregor Piatigorsky
3-part Sinfonias 4 BWV 790, 9 BWV 795 and 3 BWV 789
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3-part Sinfonias 4 BWV 790, 9 BWV 795 and 3 BWV 789
Gregor Piatigorsky
Piano Quintet
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Piano Quintet
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quintet in C major, K 515 (feat. Jascha Heifetz, Israel Baker, William Primrose, Virginia Majewski & Gregor Piatigorsky)
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String Quintet in C major, K 515 (feat. Jascha Heifetz, Israel Baker, William Primrose, Virginia Majewski & Gregor Piatigorsky)
Jascha Heifetz
Sinfonia in D minor, BWV 790; Sinfonia in F minor, BWV 795; Sinfonia in D major, BWV 789 (feat. William Primrose & Gregor Piatigorsky)
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Sinfonia in D minor, BWV 790; Sinfonia in F minor, BWV 795; Sinfonia in D major, BWV 789 (feat. William Primrose & Gregor Piatigorsky)
Joseph Stephansky, Jascha Heifetz, Felix Mendelssohn, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, William Primrose, Virginia Majewski, Gregor Piatigorsky & Gabor Rejto
Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (4th mvt)
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Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (4th mvt)

Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (4th mvt)

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Joseph Stephansky, Jascha Heifetz, Felix Mendelssohn, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, William Primrose, Virginia Majewski, Gregor Piatigorsky & Gabor Rejto
Griller String Quartet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & William Primrose
Quintet in E flat major K.614 for strings
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Quintet in E flat major K.614 for strings

Quintet in E flat major K.614 for strings

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Griller String Quartet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & William Primrose
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Jascha Heifetz
String Quintet in G minor K516 (feat. William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky & Israel Baker)
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String Quintet in G minor K516 (feat. William Primrose, Gregor Piatigorsky & Israel Baker)
Jascha Heifetz
String Trio No 2 in B flat major, D 581 (2nd mvt) (feat. William Primrose & Gregor Piatigorsky)
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String Trio No 2 in B flat major, D 581 (2nd mvt) (feat. William Primrose & Gregor Piatigorsky)
Griller String Quartet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & William Primrose
String Quintet in E flat major, K 614 (4th mvt)
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String Quintet in E flat major, K 614 (4th mvt)

String Quintet in E flat major, K 614 (4th mvt)

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Griller String Quartet, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & William Primrose
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Izer Solomon, Jascha Heifetz, William Primrose & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 - extract
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Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 - extract
Albert Spalding
Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 - extract
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Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 - extract

Sinfonia Concertante in E flat K.364 - extract

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Albert Spalding
Fritz Stiedry
New Friends of Music Orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1958: Prom 45
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Royal Albert Hall
1958-09-16T03:22:53
16
Sep
1958

Proms 1958: Prom 45

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1953: Prom 47
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/em44wh
Royal Albert Hall
1953-09-17T03:22:53
17
Sep
1953

Proms 1953: Prom 47

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1951: Prom 27
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9bbj5
Royal Albert Hall
1951-08-28T03:22:53
28
Aug
1951

Proms 1951: Prom 27

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1950: Prom 39
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Royal Albert Hall
1950-09-05T03:22:53
5
Sep
1950

Proms 1950: Prom 39

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1946: Prom 03
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Royal Albert Hall
1946-07-30T03:22:53
30
Jul
1946

Proms 1946: Prom 03

Royal Albert Hall

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