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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 2 in...

  • 1714 Birth of German composer Christophe Willibald GLUCK in Upper Palatinate. d- 1787
  • 1808 Birth of English viola-player Henry HILL. Founder with Alsager of the Beethoven Quartet Society.
  • 1836 Birth of Wagnerian tenor Ludwig SCHNORR von CAROLSFELD. The first Tristan (in four performances only). His wife was first Isolde.
  • 1885 Birth of German soprano Lotte LEHMANN.
  • 1900 FP of orchestral version of Sibelius' tone poem Finlandia. Robert Kajanus conducting in Helsinki.
  • 1914 Birth of American conductor Frederick FENNELL.
  • 1935 Birth of American pianist Gilbert KALISH.
  • 1948 Birth of French conductor Sylvain CAMBRELING in Amiens.

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