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Strings

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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.

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today in classical music
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on July 27 in...

  • 1547 Birth of Italian composer and music editor Cristofani MALVEZZI in Lucca.
  • 1781 Birth of Italian composer Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo GUILANI d- 8 MAY 1829.
  • 1783 Death of German composer and writer J. P. Kirnberger. Made musical puzzles.
  • 1784 Birth of French-English pianist Aandre Georges Louis ONSLOW in Clermont-Ferrand. d- Clermont-Ferrand 3 OCT 1853.
  • 1848 Birth of Russian pianist Vladimir de PACHMAN in Odessa. Well known for his playing of Chopin music and eccentric performing.
  • 1867 (28 or 29th?) Birth of Spanish composer and conductor Enrique GRANADOS in Lerida. d- 24 MAR 1916.
  • 1877 Birth of Hungarian composer and pianist Erno (Ernst) Von DOHNANYI in Poszony, Pressburg. Grandfather of conductor Christophe Von Dohnanyi. d-NYC, 9 FEB 1960.
  • 1899 Birth of American composer and lecturer Harl McDONALD. Choral director at University of Pennsylvania. In 1939 manager of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
  • 1912 Birth of Russian-born conductor Igor MARKEVITCH in Kiev. d-1983.
  • 1915 Birth of Italian tenor Mario del Monaco, in Florence.
  • 1918 Birth of American cellist Leonard ROSE in Washington, D.C. d-1984. Member of Stern-Rose-Istomin trio..
  • 1918 Death of American music critic Gustav Kobbe' off the Long Island coast where a navy hydroplane struck the mast of his boat.
  • 1924 Birth of composer Otar TAKAKISHVIH.
  • 1952 Birth of American soprano Carol VANESS in Los Angeles..

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