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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 June 18 in...

  • 1466 Birth of early music printer Ottaviano dei PETRUCCI in Italy.
  • 1677 Birth of Italian opera composer Marc Antonio BONONCINI. Son of Giovanni Maria Bononcini.
  • 1757 Birth of composer Ignaz Joseph PLEYEL. d-14 NOV 1831.
  • 1799 Death of Mozart's music publisher Johann Andre.
  • 1818 Birth of French composer Charles GOUNOD. d-1893.
  • 1821 Weber's opera Der Freischutz FP, in Berlin.
  • 1872 Birth of English pianist Katharine GOODSON.
  • 1896 Birth of Australian composer and Organist Sir George THALBEN-BELL. d- 1987.
  • 1901 Birth of American soprano and actress Jeanette MacDONALD.
  • 1904 Birth of Franch composer Manuel ROSENTHAL.
  • 1905 Birth of Estonian-Swedish composer Eduard TUBIN. d- 17 NOV 1982.
  • 1907 Alexander Glazunov receives Mus.D. degree from Oxford University.
  • 1942 Birth of British singer and composer Sir Paul McCARTNEY.
  • 1942 Birth of Dutch conductor Hans VONK (Fonk).
  • 1945 Birth of English horn player and conductor Anthony HALSTEAD.
  • 1948 Birth of Hungarian Soprano Eva MARTO
  • 1953 Birth of Peter DONOHOE, English Pianist.

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