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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 30 in...

  • 1511 Birth of painter, architect and art historian Giorgio VASARI.
  • 1523 Death of Spanish composer Juan de Anchieta, chaplain to Ferdinand and Isabella.
  • 1655 Death of German opera composer Sigmund Staden. His songspiel Seelwig was the first operatic work to be published. (1644)
  • 1792 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for the 1st time.
  • 1802 Birth of Scottish tenor John TEMPLETON. Chosen by Malibran to support her performances in London.
  • 1815 Birth of Norwegian organist and composer H. S. LOVENSKJOLD.
  • 1829 Mendelssohn started his Scotch Symphony in Edinburgh. (ED IN BURR EH)
  • 1877 Birth of Belgian composer Charles RADOUX.
  • 1878 Birth of Swiss violinist Alfred POCHON near Lausanne. Member of the Flonzaley Quartet.
  • 1899 Birth of English pianist and accompanist Gerald MOORE. d-1987.
  • 1907 Death of German-American pianist and teacher Carl Wolfsohn. Noted for Wagner performances.
  • 1921 Birth of American pianist Grant JOHANNESON in Salt Lake City UT.
  • 1922 Birth of English conductor Meredith DAVIES.
  • 1926 Birth of American classical music commentator Martin BOOKSPAN.
  • 1931 Birth of Israeli conductor Moshe ATZMON.
  • 1944 Birth of English soprano Teresa CAHILL.
  • 1955 Birth of English violinist and conductor Christopher WARREN-GREEN.

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