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Strings
Strings

Magazine Description:
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 24 in...

  • 1803 Birth of English composer George James WEBB. In Boston from 1930 as choral director.
  • 1840 Birth of French pianist and composer Louis BRASSIN. d- 17 MAY 1884.
  • 1854 At Weimar, FP of Schubert's opera Alfonso and Estrella, produced by Liszt.
  • 1865 Birth of Irish baritone H. Plunket GREEN. Old English songs singer.
  • 1901 Birth of American composer Harry PARTCH in Oakland CA.
  • 1903 Birth of composer Hans DISTLER.
  • 1906 Birth of French cellist Pierre FOURNIER. d-1986.
  • 1909 Birth of conductor, violist and commentator on WOR radio, Milton KATIMS in NYC.
  • 1916 Birth of American composer Ruth Shaw WYLIE in Cincinnati.
  • 1921 Opening of The American Conservatory of Music at Fontainebleau.
  • 1922 Birth of American composer Roy TRAVIS in NYC.
  • 1935 At The Dresden Opera, FP of R. Strauss' Die Schweigsame Frau.
  • 1935 Birth of American avant guard composer Terry RILEY in Colfax CA.

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