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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 28 in...

  • 1491 Birth of English monarch, collector of instruments and part time composer HENRY VIII d- 1547.
  • 1712 Birth of Swiss composer Jean Jacques ROUSSEAU. Developed musical notation system.
  • 1815 Birth of German composer Robert FRANZ in Halle. Developed German lied.
  • 1831 Birth of Hungarian violinist, composer and conductor Joseph JOACHIM. Leader of the Joachim Quartet. 60 year career. d- 15 AUG 1907.
  • 1841 FP of Adolphe Adam's ballet Giselle in Paris.
  • 1852 Birth of Swiss composer and music teacher Hans HUBER.d- 25 DEC 1921.
  • 1870 Birth of American music educator Charles M. TREMAINE. In 1916 founder Music Memory Contest, National Band Association in 1926 and National School Orchestra Association in 1928.
  • 1871 Birth of Italian soporano Luisa TETRAZZINI in Florence.
  • 1876 Birth of American baritone and composer Oley SPEAKS.
  • 1887 Birth of Czech composer and music critic Boleslaw VOMACKA.
  • 1902 Birth of American Popular music composer Richard RODGERS in Hammels Station, L.I., NY. Academy Award-winning composer: It Might as Well be Spring [1945] State Fair; half of Rodgers and (Lorenz) Hart and Rodgers and (Oscar) Hammerstein: Broadway Show hits:The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, The King and I, Carousel, South Pacific, Flower Drum Song. d- 30 DEC 1979.
  • 1912 Birth of Rumanian conductor Sergiu CELIBIDACHE. d- September 1997.
  • 1913 Birth of English composer George LLOYD.
  • 1925 Birth of German composer Giselher KLEBE.
  • 1940 Birth of composer Robert Xaver RODRIGUEZ.
  • 1950 Birth of English pianist Philip FOWKE.
  • 1955 Birth of American baritone Thomas HAMPSON.

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