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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 30 in...

  • 1717 Birth of Bohemian composer and violinist Johann STAMITZ.
  • 1722 Birth of Jiri Antonin BENDA, Bohemian composer. d- 6 NOV 1795.
  • 1825 Birth of French composer Florimond RONGER (known as Herve), popularized French operettas in 19th century.
  • 1845 Birth of Italian tenor Italo CAMPANINI in Parma.
  • 1846 Birth of Italian composer and conductor Riccardo DRIGO.
  • 1879 Final performance by Bohemian soprano Teresa Stolz (Stolsova) in Verdi's Requiem, at La Scala, Milan.
  • 1892 Birth of Hungarian composer Laszlo LAJTHA in Budapest. Folklore student and taught at National Conservatory. d- 16 FEB 1963.
  • 1896 Birth of Canadian conductor Wilfred PELLETIER.
  • 1923 Death of French composer Claude Terrasse in Paris, age 56 (born 27 JAN 1867, Grenoble).
  • 1931 Birth of Scottish conductor James LOUGHRAN.
  • 1932 Birth of American composer Martin MAILMAN.
  • 1946 Birth of English composer Giles SWAYNE.
  • 1948 FP of Arthur Benjamin's Symphony No. 1 at Festival by Halle Orchestra, Cheltenham, under Sir John Barbirolli.
  • 1954 Birth of English conductor Stephen BARLOW.
  • 1958 Birth in Helsinki-Finland of conductor Esa-Pekka SALONEN.

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