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... the visual and the musical world are one to me ... Different senses, shades of colour, or textures and tones of light, even fragrances and sounds blend in my mind. They form a complete world in itself. Kaija Saariaho

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Hans Pfitzner (1869-1949)
String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 13 (1902-1903)
Sinnhoffer-Quartett
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Prelude and Fugue (Quintetsatz) for String Quintet in d minor, Hess 40 (c. 1817)
Endellion String Quartet
Amanda Maier (1853-1894)
Piano Trio in E-flat major (1873-1874)
Cecilia Zilliacus, Kati Raitinen, Bengt Forsberg
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 4 (1795-c. 1796)
Israel Woodwind Quintet (arr. Mordechai Rechtman)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 4 (1795-c. 1796)
Chantily Quintet (arr. Mordechai Rechtman)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" (1787)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" (1787)
Hagen Quartet, Alois Posch
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" (1787)
Takács Quartet, Joseph Carver
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Poème, Op. 10 (for cello and piano) (1907-1910)
Aron Zelkowicz, Rodrigo Ojeda
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Jewish Melody, Op. 43 (for cello and piano) (1928)
Aron Zelkowicz, Rodrigo Ojeda
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Aria, Op. 41 (for violin and piano) (1927)
Noah Bendix-Balgley, Rodrigo Ojeda
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Elegy for Piano Trio, Op. 16 (1913)
Aron Zelkowicz, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Rodrigo Ojeda
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Caprice hébraïque, Op. 24 (for violin and piano) (1917)
Noah Bendix-Balgley, Rodrigo Ojeda
Alexander Krein (1883-1951)
Lyrical Fragment, Op. 1a (for 4 cellos) (1899)
Aron Zelkowicz, et. al.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 4 (1795-c. 1796)
Suk Quartet
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 4 (1795-c. 1796)
Quartetto d'Archi di Venezia
Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Sechs Bagatellen [Six Bagatelles] for String Quartet, Op. 9 (1913)
Emerson String Quartet

Composers born on January 17

Jaakko Kuusisto (born 1974)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: January 17, 1974, Helsinki (age 46)
Gérard Pesson (born 1958)
Nationality: French
Born: January 17, 1958, Torteron (age 62)
Larry Thomas Bell (born 1952)
Nationality: American
Born: January 17, 1952, Wilson, NC (age 68)
Ivan Karabyts (1945-2002)
Nationality: Ukrainian
Born: January 17, 1945, Yalta Died: January 20, 2002, Kiev (age 57)
Beatriz Lockhart (1944-2015)
Nationality: Uruguayan
Born: January 17, 1944, Montevideo Died: November 23, 2015 (age 71)
Donald Erb (1927-2008)
Nationality: American
Born: January 17, 1927, Youngstown, OH Died: August 12, 2008, Cleveland Heights, OH (age 81)
Oskar Morawetz (1917-2007)
Nationality: Canadian | Czech
Born: January 17, 1917, Světlá nad Sázavou, Bohemia Died: June 13, 2007, Toronto (age 90)
Orest Yevlakhov (1912-1973)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: January 17, 1912, Warsaw Died: December 15, 1973, Leningrad (age 61)
Jaroslav Zich (1912-2001)
Nationality: Czech
Born: January 17, 1912, Prague Died: April 20, 2001 (age 89)
Henk Badings (1907-1987)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: January 17, 1907, Bandung, Java Died: June 26, 1987, Maarheeze (age 80)
Eduard Oja (1905-1950)
Nationality: Estonian
Born: January 17, 1905, Palupõhja, Tartu County Died: April 16, 1950, Tallinn (age 45)
Iet Stants (1903-1968)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: January 17, 1903, Utrecht Died: February 3, 1968, Culemborg (age 65)
Vasily Shirinsky (1901-1965)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: January 17, 1901, Ekaterinodar Died: August 16, 1965, Mamontovka (age 64)
François Rasse (1873-1955)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: January 17, 1873, Helchin, Hainaut Died: January 4, 1955, Ixelles, Brussels (age 82)
Wilhelm Kienzl (1857-1941)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: January 17, 1857, Waizenkirchen Died: October 3, 1941, Vienna (age 84)
Alexander Taneyev (1850-1918)
Nationality: Russian
Born: January 17, 1850, St. Petersburg Died: February 7, 1918, St. Petersburg (age 68)
Marie Wieck (1832-1916)
Nationality: German
Born: January 17, 1832, Leipzig Died: November 2, 1916, Dresden (age 84)
François-Joseph Gossec (1734-1829)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: January 17, 1734, Vergnies Died: February 16, 1829, Paris (age 95)
John Stanley (1712-1786)
Nationality: English
Born: January 17, 1712, London Died: May 19, 1786, London (age 74)
Antonio Veracini (1659-1733)
Nationality: Italian
Born: January 17, 1659, Florence Died: October 26, 1733, Florence (age 74)

Composers who died on January 17

Francisco Pulgar Vidal (1929-2012)
Nationality: Peruvian
Born: March 12, 1929, Huánuco Died: January 17, 2012, Lima (age 82)
Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Nationality: Polish
Born: February 5, 1909, Łódź Died: January 17, 1969, Warsaw (age 59)
Emilia Gubitosi (1887-1972)
Nationality: Italian
Born: March 3, 1887, Naples Died: January 17, 1972, Naples (age 84)
Louise Héritte-Viardot (1841-1918)
Nationality: French
Born: December 14, 1841, Paris Died: January 17, 1918, Heidelberg (age 76)
Johannes Verhulst (1816-1891)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: March 19, 1816, The Hague Died: January 17, 1891, Bloemendaal (age 74)
Leopoldine Blahetka (1809-1885)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: November 15, 1809, Guntramsdorf Died: January 17, 1885, Boulogne-sur-Mer (age 75)
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga (1806-1826)
Nationality: Spanish | Basque
Born: January 27, 1806, Bilbao Died: January 17, 1826, Paris (age 20)
Jean-François Dandrieu (c.1682-1738)
Nationality: French
Born: c.1682 Died: January 17, 1738, Paris (age 56)
Tomaso Albinoni (1671-c.1751)
Nationality: Italian
Born: June 8, 1671, Venice Died: January 17, 1751, Venice (age 79)

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Marilyn Shrude (born 1946)
Nationality: American
Born: July 6, 1946, Chicago (age 73)
Jane O'Leary (born 1946)
Nationality: American | Irish
Born: October 13, 1946, Hartford, CT (age 73)
Wai-On Ho (born 1946)
Nationality: Chinese | English
Born: May 26, 1946, Hong Kong (age 73)
Dora Draganova (born 1946)
Nationality: Bulgarian
Born: January 29, 1946, Sofia (age 74)
Milan Novák (born 1927)
Nationality: Slovokian
Born: August 12, 1927, Trakovice (age 92)
Marţian Negrea (1893-1973)
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Born: January 29, 1893, Vorumloc Died: July 13, 1973, Bucharest (age 80)
Isabel Mundry (born 1963)
Nationality: German
Born: April 20, 1963, Schlüchtern (age 56)
Charles Chaynes (1925-2016)
Nationality: French
Born: July 11, 1925, Toulouse Died: June 24, 2016 (age 90)
Yekaterina Chemberdzhi (born 1960)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: May 6, 1960, Moscow (age 59)
Ján Cikker (1911-1989)
Nationality: Slovokian
Born: July 29, 1911, Banská Bystrica Died: December 21, 1989, Bratislava (age 78)
Alex Burtzos (born 1985)
Nationality: American
Born: 1985, Denver (age 35)
Aleksandr Chugayev (1924-1990)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: January 29, 1924, Yeysk Died: March 22, 1990, Moscow (age 66)
Marc-Antonio Consoli (born 1941)
Nationality: Italian | American
Born: May 19, 1941, Catania (age 78)
Ilja Hurník (1922-2013)
Nationality: Czech
Born: November 25, 1922, Poruba Died: September 17, 2013, Prague (age 90)
Johan Hammerth (born 1953)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: February 27, 1953, Kalmar (age 66)