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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 20 in...

  • 1750 ('56?)Birth of German-Swiss composer Joseph Martin KRAUS. d- 15 DEC 1792 .
  • 1819 Birth of Rhenish-Jewish conductor, cellist and composer Jacques OFFENBACH, living in France since youth. d- 5 OCT 1880.
  • 1861 Birth of American pianist, organist and composer Arthur WHITING.
  • 1868 Birth of English conductor Sir Dan GODFREY.
  • 1898 Marriage of Josef and Rosina Lhevinne, piano duo.
  • 1899 Birth of American soprano Helen TRAUBEL in Saint Louis. d- Santa Monica, CA 28 JUL 1972.
  • 1901 FP of Sir Edward Elgar's Cockaigne Overture, In London Town at a London Philharmonic concert.
  • 1925 (-26?)Birth of Austrian pianist Ingrid HAEBLER.
  • 1931 Birth of Norwegian composer Arne NORDHEIM.
  • 1937 First televised operetta by W2XBS (WCBS-TV)NYC, Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan was televised to a very small audience of TV viewers.
  • 1946 Birth of American pianist Andre WATTS.

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