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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 25 in...

  • 1654 Birth of Italian composer Agostino STEFFANI.
  • 1788 Mozart finishes a Symphony he began on June 27th, the popular 40th in g. K.550.
  • 1814 Death of British composer Charles Dibdin, in London.
  • 1867 Birth of French bass Marcel JOURNET.
  • 1883 Birth of Italian pianist, composer and conductor of the Boston Pops, Alfredo CASELLA, in Turin, d-5 MAR 1947.
  • 1909 Birth of Italian conductor Gianandrea GAVAZZENI in Bergamo. d- 1996.
  • 1925 Birth of English composer Kenneth ALWYN.
  • 1930 Birth of contralto Maureen FORRESTER in Montreal, Canada.
  • 1937 On CBS Radio, FP of Aaron Copland's Music For Radio.
  • 1943 Debut of Mezzo-soprano Nan Merriman, soloist with the NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini conducting.
  • 1976 FP of Einstein on the Beach, by Philip Glass, at Avignon Festival, France.

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