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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 24 in...

  • 1686 Birth of Italian composer Benedetto MARCELLO in Venice.
  • 1752 Birth of English violinist and composer Michael FESTING. Director of the Italian Opera in London and Music at Ranelagh.
  • 1803 Birth of French opera composer Adolph Charles ADAM in Paris. d- Paris, 3 MAY 1856. Son of Jean Louis Adam Alsatian composer, teacher and pianist (1758-1848).
  • 1849 Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. presented its first Doctor of Music Degree- to Professor Henry Dielman.
  • 1877 Birth of English music writer Percy A. SCHOLES. The Oxford Companion to Music.
  • 1880 Birth of Swiss-American composer Ernest BLOCH in Geneva. Director of San Francisco Conservatory of Music 1925-30. d-Portlan, OR 15 JUL 1959.
  • 1883 Birth of German critic, conductor, and teacher at Imperial Academy in Tokyo Klaus PRINGSHEIM in Munich.
  • 1885 Birth of Hungarian organist Desider d'ANTALFFLY. New York Philharmonic Society.
  • 1887 At Rheims, FP of Gounod's Joan of Arc Mass.
  • 1894 Birth of Swiss composer Walter SCHULTHEISS.
  • 1906 Birth of French cellist Pierre Fournier, in Paris. d-Geneva, 8 JAN1985.
  • 1917 Birth of Canadian composer Robert FARNON.
  • 1918 Birth of American violinist Ruggiero RICCI in San Francisco, CA.
  • 1921 Birth of Italian tenor Giuseppe "Pippo" DI STEFANO in Catania, Sicily.
  • 1922 Birth of American composer Leo KRAFT iin NYC.
  • 1924 (1927?) Birth of British composer Wilfred JOSEPHS. d - 21 NOV 1997.
  • 1938 Birth of British opera administrator Sir Colin Southgate, chairman of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
  • 1947 Birth of pianist Peter SERKIN in NYC. Son of famed pianist Rudolf Serkin.
  • 2000 Death of American violinist Oscar Shumsky in Rye, New York. b- Philadelphia, 23 MAR 1917.

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