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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 6 in...

  • 1757 Birth of Ignaz PLAYEL, Austrian-French pianist and piano manufacturer and publisher of sheet music, composed minor works for the piano.
  • 1799 Birth of Russian conductor and Imperial Choir director, Alexis LVOV, in St. Petersburg. Composer of national anthem God Save The Tsar
  • 1807 Birth of Belgian cellist and composer Adrien-Francois SERVAIS. d- 26 NOV 1866.
  • 1832 Birth of Charles Alexander LECOQ- Paris, French Composer. d 24 OCT 1918.
  • 1840 Birth of English composer, organist and music scholar Sir John STAINER in London.
  • 1858 Birth of German pianist and conductor Bruno Oscar KLIEN, in USA from 1878.
  • 1869 Birth of composer Sigfried WAGNER, son of Richard and Cosima. d- 25 AUG 1930.
  • 1875 Death of French composer Georges Bizet.
  • 1894 The Schola Cantorum is founded in Paris by Guilmant, D'Indy and Bordes.
  • 1895 Birth of English soprano Grete STUECKGOLD in London.
  • 1903 Birth of Armenian composer Aram KHACHATURIAN. d- 1 MAY 1978.
  • 1904 (Jun 3rd?)Birth of American tenor Jan PEERCE (Jacob Pincus Perelmuth) in NYC, NY. MET Opera.
  • 1915 Birth of American composer Vincent PERSICHETTI.
  • 1924 In Prague, Zemlinsky conducts FP of Mahler's unfinished Tenth Symphony.
  • 1925 In Paris, at a Koussevitsky concert, FP of Prokofiev's Second Symphony.
  • 1926 Birth of German conductor Klaus TENNSTEDT d-German home, cancer 12 JAN 1998.
  • 1928 In Dresden, FP of Richard Strauss' opera The Egyptian Helen.
  • 1934 Birth of pianist and conductor Philippe ENTREMONT.
  • 1939 Birth of Dutch composer Louis ANDRISSEN.
  • 1942 (? date)Birth of English countertenor Paul ESSWOOD.
  • 1948 Birth of English pianist and conductor Diane AMBACHE.

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