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Strings
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
from CLASSICalmanac.com
on June 13 in...

  • 1753 Birth of French composer Nicolas DALAYRAC.
  • 1761 Birth of composer Antonin VRANICKY. d- 6 AUG 1820.
  • 1795 Birth of Moravian violinist, conductor and Beethoven biographer Anton SCHINDLER.
  • 1818 Birth of German soprano Livia FREGE. Star o the Royal Theater, Berlin. Friend of Mendelssohn. She sponsored Ferdinand David's orchestra.
  • 1842 Birth of violinist Camilla URSO.
  • 1852 In Weimar, Liszt conducts FP of Schumann's Manfred.
  • 1855 In Paris, FP of Verdi's Scicilian Vespers.
  • 1869 Birth of Italian-Hungarian composer Eduard POLDINI.
  • 1871 Birth of Italian violinist and composer Alfredo d'AMBROSIO.
  • 1888 ('85)(91?)Birth of German-American soprano Elizabeth SCHUMANN in Merseburg. d- 1953.
  • 1899 Birth of Mexican composer and conductor Carlos CHAVEZ in Calzada de Tacuba. Established Orquests Sinfonica de Mexico in 1928, principal conductor until 1949. d- 2 AUG 1978.
  • 1911 In Paris, Pierre Monteux conducts FP of Stavinsky's Petrouchka with Nijinsky, Karsavina and the Ballet Russe.
  • 1923 In London, FP of William Walton's Facade with Dame Edith Sitwell reading her poems, Walton conducting.
  • 1926 Birth of American composer Carlisle FLOYD.
  • 1929 Birth of English horn virtuoso Alan CIVIL. d- 19 MAR 1989.
  • 1929 Birth of Austrian tenor Kurt EQUILUZ.
  • 1938 Birth of Welsh bass Gwynne HOWELL.
  • 1962 Death in London, of conductor Sir Eugene Goosens at age 69.
  • 1986 Death of American classical and big band clarinetist Benny Goodman.

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