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David Baker (1931-2016)
Clarinet Sonata (1990)
Jaren Hinckley, Vince Humphries
Joseph Horovitz (born 1926)
Sonatina (for clarinet and piano) (1981)
Jaren Hinckley, Vince Humphries
Alec Wilder (1907-1980)
Clarinet Sonata (1963)
Jaren Hinckley, Vince Humphries
Alec Templeton (1910-1963)
Pocketsize Sonata No. 2 (for clarinet and piano)
Jaren Hinckley, Vince Humphries
Alec Templeton (1910-1963)
Pocketsize Sonata No. 1 (for clarinet and piano)
Jaren Hinckley, Vince Humphries
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Quartet No. 2 in a minor, Op. 13, Ist es wahr? [Is it true?] (1827)
Emerson String Quartet
Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Adagio, II. Satz aus dem Kammerkonzert (for clarinet, violin and piano) (1925)
Karl Schlechta, Ákos Hernádi, Susanne Káldor
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Serenade for Wind Instruments in d minor, Op. 44, B.77 (1878)
Collegium musicum Pragense, et. al.
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Sextet in A major, Op. 48, B. 80 (1878)
Harriet Krijgh & Friends
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Sextet in A major, Op. 48, B. 80 (1878)
Panocha Quartet, Josef Klusoň, Michal Kaňka
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Sextet in A major, Op. 48, B. 80 (1878)
Members of the Berlin Philharmonic Octet
Ellsworth Milburn (1938-2007)
String Quartet No. 2 (1988)
Lark String Quartet
Ellsworth Milburn (1938-2007)
String Quartet No. 1 (1974)
Concord String Quartet
Richard Nanes (1927-2009)
String Quartet No. 5 (1988)
Budapest String Quartet
Richard Nanes (1927-2009)
String Quartet No. 4 (1986)
Budapest String Quartet
Richard Nanes (1927-2009)
String Quartet No. 3 (1984)
Budapest String Quartet
Richard Nanes (1927-2009)
String Quartet No. 2 (1982)
Budapest String Quartet
Richard Nanes (1927-2009)
String Quartet No. 1 (1978)
Budapest String Quartet
Alec Templeton (1910-1963)
Trio (for flute, oboe and piano)
Albert Goltzer, Julius Baker, Alec Templeton
Alec Templeton (1910-1963)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Pastorale (1948)
Phoenix String Quartet
Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)
String Quartet No. 2 (1932)
Shem Guibbory, Renee Jolles, Ronald D. Carbone, Maxine Neuman
Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)
String Quartet No. 1 (1931)
Shem Guibbory, Renee Jolles, Ronald D. Carbone, Maxine Neuman
James Willey (born 1939)
String Quartet No. 8 (1999)
Esterhazy Quartet
James Willey (born 1939)
String Quartet No. 7 (1999)
Esterhazy Quartet
James Willey (born 1939)
String Quartet No. 3 (1981)
Esterhazy Quartet
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String Quartet No. 6 (1989)
Esterhazy Quartet

Composers born on October 17

Erkki-Sven Tüür (born 1959)
Nationality: Estonian
Born: October 16, 1959, Kärdla (age 60)
Leonid Desyatnikov (born 1955)
Leonid Arkadievich Desyatnikov
Nationality: Russian
Born: October 16, 1955, Kharkiv (age 64)
Erkki Jokinen (born 1941)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: October 16, 1941, Janakkala (age 78)
Huguang Xin (1933-2011)
Nationality: Chinese
Born: October 16, 1933, Shanghai Died: October 17, 2011 (age 78)
Joop Voorn (born 1932)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: October 16, 1932 (age 87)
Cesar Bresgen (1913-1988)
Nationality: Austrian | German
Born: October 16, 1913, Florence Died: April 7, 1988, Salzburg (age 74)
Adolphe Biarent (1871-1916)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: October 16, 1871 Died: February 4, 1916 (age 44)
Arnold Krug (1849-1904)
Nationality: German
Born: October 16, 1849, Hamburg Died: August 4, 1904, Hamburg (age 54)
John Francis Barnett (1837-1916)
Nationality: English
Born: October 16, 1837, London Died: November 24, 1916, London (age 79)
Alexander Dreyschock (1818-1869)
Nationality: Czech
Born: October 16, 1818, Žáky Died: April 1, 1869, Venice (age 50)
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
Nationality: Czech
Baptized: October 16, 1679, Louňovice pod Blaníkem Died: December 23, 1745, Dresden (age 66)

Composers who died on October 17

Boris Papandopulo (1906-1991)
Nationality: Croatian
Born: February 25, 1906, Honnef am Rhein Died: October 16, 1991, Zagreb (age 85)
Hanning Schröder (1896-1987)
Hanning [Hans] Schröder
Nationality: German
Born: July 4, 1896, Rostock Died: October 16, 1987, Berlin (age 91)
Ludolf Nielsen (1876-1939)
Karl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen
Nationality: Danish
Born: January 29, 1876, Nørre Tvede Died: October 16, 1939, Copenhagen (age 63)
Granville Bantock (1868-1946)
Nationality: English
Born: August 7, 1868, London Died: October 16, 1946, London (age 78)
Alberto Nepomuceno (1864-1920)
Nationality: Brazilian
Born: July 6, 1864, Fortaleza Died: October 16, 1920, Rio de Janeiro (age 56)
Marcial del Adalid y Gurréa (1826-1881)
Nationality: Spanish
Born: August 24, 1826, La Coruña Died: October 16, 1881, Lóngora (age 55)
Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich (1803-1836)
Friedrich Theodor Fröhlich [Froehlich]
Nationality: Swiss
Born: February 20, 1803, Brugg Died: October 16, 1836, Aarau (age 33)
Alessandro Mario Antonio Fridzeri (1741-1825)
Alessandro Mario Antonio Fridzeri [Fritzeri, Frizeri, Frizer, Frixer, Frixer di Frizeri]
Nationality: Italian
Born: January 15, 1741, Verona Died: October 16, 1825, Antwerp (age 84)

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Alexandra Pierce (born 1934)
Nationality: American
Born: February 21, 1934, Philadelphia (age 85)
Tobias Picker (born 1954)
Nationality: American
Born: July 18, 1954, New York City (age 65)
Roger Nixon (1921-2009)
Nationality: American
Born: August 8, 1921, Tulare, CA Died: October 13, 2009, Burlingame, CA (age 88)
Hall Overton (1920-1972)
Nationality: American
Born: February 23, 1920, Bangor, MI Died: November 24, 1972, New York (age 52)
Lionel Nowak (1911-1995)
Nationality: American
Born: September 25, 1911, Cleveland, OH Died: December 4, 1995, Bennington, VT (age 84)
Ron McFarland (born 1928)
Ron George McFarland
Nationality: American
Born: April 20, 1928, San Bernardino, CA (age 91)
Robert Lombardo (born 1932)
Robert Michael Lombardo
Nationality: American
Born: March 5, 1932 (age 87)
Peter Scott Lewis (born 1953)
Nationality: American
Born: August 31, 1953, San Rafael, California (age 66)
John Anthony Lennon (born 1950)
Nationality: American
Born: January 14, 1950, Greensboro, NC (age 69)
Colin Bayliss (born 1948)
Nationality: English
Born: 1948, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire (age 71)
Eitan Avitsur (1941-2018)
Nationality: Israeli
Born: September 15, 1941, Jerusalem Died: February 24, 2018 (age 76)
Blas Emilio Atehortúa (born 1943)
Blas Emilio Atehortúa Amaya
Nationality: Columbian
Born: October 22, 1943, Santa Helena, Antioquia (age 76)
Georgi Arnaudov (born 1957)
Georgi [Gheorghi] Arnaudov [Arnaoudov]
Nationality: Bulgarian
Born: March 18, 1957, Sofia (age 62)
Rodolfo Arizaga (1926-1985)
Nationality: Argentine
Born: July 11, 1926, Buenos Aires Died: May 12, 1985, Buenos Aires (age 58)
Wolfgang R. Kubizek (1959-2008)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: January 13, 1959, Wels Died: June 7, 2008, Vienna (age 49)