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Strings

Magazine Description:
Strings is written by and for players and teachers of bowed stringed instruments. Each issue features lively interviews with such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman, Edgar Meyer, and Yo-Yo Ma. Plus, it's filled with music to play, from long-forgotten pieces to new works.

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today in classical music
from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 14 in...

  • 1621 Birth of German violin craftsman Jacob STAINER.
  • 1674 Death of English chorister and composer Pelham Humfrey at age 27.
  • 1789 Bastille Day...citizens of Paris storm Bastille prison.
  • 1854 Birth of Russian composer Alexander KOPYLOV in St. Petersburg.
  • 1859 Birth of German violinist Willy HESS in Mannheim, successor to Kneisel as concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra 1904-1910.
  • 1901 Birth of English composer Gerald Raphael FINZI in London. He studied with Ernest Farrar (Was killed in the battle of the Somme in World War I). Finzi then studied with Edward Bairstow in 1917 and in 1925 with R.O. Morris. d-Oxford, 27 SEP 1956.
  • 1905 Birth of Russian pianist Nadia REISENBERG. Living in America, born in Vilna.
  • 1927 Birth of Bulgarian composer Alexander POPOV.
  • 1927 Birth of British soprano Patricia KERN.
  • 1961 Birth of Korean composer Unsuk CHIN.
  • 1965 FP{ of Leonard Bernstein's Chicester Psalms for chorus and orchestra, commissioned by the Dean of Chichester in England. Bernstien conducting the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

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