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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 17 in...

  • 1717 On Thames River, FP of Handel's Water Music.
  • 1830 Birth of Hungarian violinist Eduard REMENYI (Hoffmann) who introduced Brahms to Hungarian folk music.
  • 1831 Birth of German soprano Therese TIETJENS in Hamburg.
  • 1832 Birth of Swedish conductor, choral director and song composer August SODERMANN in Stockholm.
  • 1868 Birth of Danish composer and teacher Thorvald OTTERSTROM.
  • 1870 Birth of Czech composer and conductor Ludvik CELANSKY in Vienna. (Czech Philharmonic, Prague).
  • 1875 Birth of English pianist, music scholar and composer Sir Donald TOVEY. d- 1940.
  • 1876 Birth of Italian composer Vittorio GNECCHI.
  • 1916 ('18?) Birth of American soprano Elenor STEBER in Wheeling, WV.
  • 1932 Birth of composer Wojcich KIBAR.
  • 1935 Birth of American composer-satirist Peter SCHICKELE, aka PDQ Bach,in Iowa.
  • 1946 Birth of English pianist Michael Roll.
  • 1960 Birth of American soprano Dawn UPSHAW.

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