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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
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on July 23 in...

  • 1584 Death in London of John Day publisher and music typographer.
  • 1685 Death in London of Italian violinist Pietro Reggio. Song composer and publisher.
  • 1757 Death in Madrid of Italian composer Domenico Scarlatti.
  • 1796 Birth of Swedish composer Franz Adolf BERWALD. d- 3 APR 1868.
  • 1806 Birth of German composer and teacher Eduard MARXSEN. Taught Brahms.
  • 1824 In London FP of Weber's Der Freischutz. Starts new era of opera in England.
  • 1838 Birth of French violinist and conductor Edouard COLONNE.
  • 1848 Birth of French baritone Lucien FUGERE.
  • 1849 Birth of Hungarian pianist Count ZICHY. Who had only left-hand and played in recitals with Liszt.
  • 1856 Birth of English music teacher and critic Herman KLEIN.
  • 1861 Birth of American violinist and conductor Nahan FRANKO in New Orleans.
  • 1866 Birth of Italian composer Frencesco CILEA. d- 20 NOV 1950.
  • 1902 Birth of Brazilian composer and conductor Burle MARX in Sao Paulo. Founded Rio de Janeiro Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • 1904 Birth of Italian "pandiatonicism" composer Adone ZECCHI in Bologna.
  • 1907 Birth of Gioconda de VITO.
  • 1916 Birth of American composer Ben WEBER.
  • 1928 Birth in San Francisco of pianist Leon FLEISHER.
  • 1933 Birth of English pianist Bernard ROBERTS.
  • 1944 Birth of pianist Maria Joao PIRES in Lisbon, Portugal. Married to violinist Augustin Dumay.

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