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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.


today in classical music
from CLASSICalmanac.com
on July 16 in...

  • 1782 In Vienna, FP of Mozart's opera The Abduction from the Seraglio.
  • 1855 Birth of English organist and ecclesiastical music scholar Charles F. A. WILLIAMS.
  • 1858 Birth of Belgian Violinist, conductor, and composer Eugene YSAYE. Conducted the Cincinnati Orchestra from 1918 to 1922. Franck dedicated his Violin and Piano sonata to him. d-1931
  • 1863 Birth of Austrian-American concert pianist Fanny BLOOMFELD ZEISLER in Bielitz.
  • 1876 Birth of English musicologist, author and professor of music at Cambridge, Edward J. DENT.
  • 1877 Birth of French composer and theorist Louis VILLERMIN.
  • 1898 Birth of Armand TOKATYAN, tenor, in Alexandria Egypt.
  • 1901 Birth of Austrian conductor and composer Fritz MAHLER, nephew of Gustav, in Vienna. In America since 1936.
  • 1904 Birth of Italian composer Goffredo PETRASSI in Zagarolo, near Rome.
  • 1902 Death of composer Heinrich Hofmann at Gross-Tabarz, Germany age 60.
  • 1927 Birth of French conductor Serge BAUDO.
  • 1928 Birth of Russian pianist Bella DAVIDOVICH in Baku USSR.
  • 1941 Birth of English composer Geoffrey BURGON.
  • 1948 Birth of Violinist and Conductor Pinchas ZUKERMAN in Tel Aviv Israel.
  • 1959 Birth of English pianist and composer Joanna MacGREGOR.
  • 1959 Birth of Scottish composer James MacMILLAN.
  • 1989 Death of German conductor Herbert von Karajan, near Salzburg.

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