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Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 34 (1945)
Doric String Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 1 in A major, Op. 16 (1921-1923)
Doric String Quartet (score)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 1 in A major, Op. 16 (1921-1923)
Aron Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 1 in A major, Op. 16 (1921-1923)
Doric String Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 26 (1933)
Jerusalem String Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 26 (1933)
Doric String Quartet (score)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 26 (1933)
Aron Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 26 (1933)
Doric String Quartet
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
String Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 26 (1933)
Flesch Quartet
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. 57 (1940)
Janine Jansen and Friends
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Piano Quintet in g minor, Op. 57 (1940)
The Borodin Trio
Quincy Porter (1897-1966)
Oboe Quintet (for oboe and string quartet) (1966)
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
William Grant Still (1895-1978)
Lyric String Quartette (Musical Portraits of Three Friends) ((?) 1960)
Apollo Chamber Players
Woldemar Bargiel (1828-1897)
Piano Trio No. 3 in B-flat major, Op. 37 (1870)
Trio Parnassus
Woldemar Bargiel (1828-1897)
Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 20 (pub. 1860)
Trio Parnassus
Woldemar Bargiel (1828-1897)
Piano Trio No. 1 in F major, Op. 6 (1851)
Trio Parnassus
Howard Blake (born 1938)
Violin Sonata, Op. 586 (1973)
Madeleine Mitchell, Howard Blake
Howard Blake (born 1938)
Piano Quartet, Op. 179 (1974)
Madeleine Mitchell, et. al.
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata" (1923)
Smetana Quartet
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata" (1923)
Dante Quartet
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata" (1923)
Pavel Haas Quartet (live)
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata" (1923)
Janáček Quartet (score)
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Sonatina No. 17 (for violin and piano) (1942)
Jenny Abel, Maria Bergmann
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Sonatina No. 17 (for violin and piano) (1942)
Michael Davis, Nelson Harper
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Horn Trio, Op. 44 (for violin, horn and piano) (1953)
Morgan Hastings, Adelle Fregoe, Timothy Chan
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Horn Trio, Op. 44 (for violin, horn and piano) (1953)
New London Chamber Ensemble
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Viola Sonata in d minor, Op. 22 (1946)
Martin Outram, Julian Rolton
Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
Viola Sonata in d minor, Op. 22 (1946)
New London Chamber Ensemble

Composers born on January 25

Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)
Nationality: Polish
Born: January 25, 1913, Warsaw Died: February 6, 1994, Warsaw (age 81)
Géza Frid (1904-1989)
Nationality: Dutch | Hungarian
Born: January 25, 1904, Máramarossziget Died: September 13, 1989, Beverwijk (age 85)
Julia Smith (1905-1989)
Nationality: American
Born: January 25, 1905, Denton, TX Died: April 27, 1989, New York (age 84)
Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886-1954)
Nationality: German
Born: January 25, 1886, Berlin Died: November 30, 1954, Baden-Baden (age 68)
Bettina Skrzypczak (born 1962)
Nationality: Polish
Born: January 25, 1962, Poznań (age 59)
Wladimir Pogojeff (1851-1935)
Nationality: Russian
Born: January 25, 1851 Died: 1935 (age 83 or 84)
Julius Hijman (1901-1969)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: January 25, 1901, Almelo Died: January 8, 1969, New York (age 68)
Peter Garland (born 1952)
Nationality: American
Born: January 25, 1952, Portland, Maine (age 69)
Josée Vigneron-Ramackers (1914-2002)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: January 25, 1914, Leopoldsburg Died: August 30, 2002 (age 88)
Jan Blockx (1851-1912)
Nationality: Belgian
Born: January 25, 1851, Antwerp Died: May 26, 1912, Kapellenbos (age 61)
Marian Arkwright (1863-1922)
Nationality: English
Born: January 25, 1863, Norwich Died: March 23, 1922, Highclere (age 59)
Olga Widawska-Kotulecki (born 1967)
Nationality: Polish
Born: January 25, 1967, Kraków (age 54)

Composers who died on January 25

William Shield (1748-1829)
Nationality: English
Born: March 5, 1748, Swalwell Died: January 25, 1829, London (age 80)
Leopold Jansa (1795-1875)
Nationality: Bohemian | Czech
Born: March 23, 1795, Wildenschwert Died: January 25, 1875, Vienna (age 79)
Emil Hlobil (1901-1987)
Nationality: Czech
Born: October 11, 1901, Veselí nad Lužnicí Died: January 25, 1987, Prague (age 85)
Rutland Boughton (1878-1960)
Nationality: English
Born: January 23, 1878 Died: January 25, 1960, Barnes, London (age 82)
Emil Axman (1887-1949)
Nationality: Czech | Moravian
Born: June 3, 1887, Rataje u Kroměříže Died: January 25, 1949, Prague (age 61)
Simeon Pironkov (1927-2000)
Nationality: Bulgarian
Born: June 18, 1927, Lom Died: January 25, 2000, Sofia (age 72)
Franz Weiss (1778-1830)
Nationality: German | Silesian
Born: January 18, 1778, Silesia Died: January 25, 1830, Vienna (age 52)
Gleb Taranov (1904-1989)
Nationality: Ukrainian | Russian
Born: June 15, 1904, Kiev Died: January 25, 1989, Kiev (age 84)
Nicole Lachartre (1934-1992)
Nationality: French
Born: February 27, 1934, Paris Died: January 25, 1992, Versailles (age 57)
Robert Parsons (c.1535-c.1571)
Nationality: English
Born: c.1535 Died: c.January 25, 1571 (age 36)

Recently Added Composers

Courtney Bryan
Nationality: American
Frédéric d'Erlanger (1868-1943)
Nationality: French | German | American
Born: May 29, 1868, Paris Died: April 23, 1943 (age 74)
Vasile Ijac (1899-1976)
Nationality: Romanian
Born: 1899, Caransebeș Died: 1976 (age 76 or 77)
Ron Klimko (1936-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: December 13, 1936, Lena, Wisconsin Died: March 18, 2012, McCall, Idaho (age 75)
Harold Charles King (1895-1984)
Nationality: Dutch | Swiss
Born: December 30, 1895, Winterthur Died: June 12, 1984, Amsterdam (age 88)
Vladimír Polívka (1896-1948)
Nationality: Czech
Born: July 6, 1896, Prague Died: May 11, 1948, Prague (age 51)
Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy (1925-2013)
Nationality: American
Born: March 27, 1925, Atlanta, Georgia Died: December 7, 2013, Ithaca, New York (age 88)
David Lampel (born 1959)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: 1959 (age 61 or 62)
Silvia Colasanti (born 1975)
Nationality: Italian
Born: 1975, Rome (age 45 or 46)
Françoise Choveaux (born 1953)
Nationality: French
Born: 1953 (age 67 or 68)
Poldowski (1879-1932)
Nationality: Polish | Belgian
Born: May 16, 1879, Ixelles, Brussels Died: January 28, 1932, London (age 52)
Jonathan Leshnoff (born 1973)
Nationality: American
Born: September 8, 1973, New Brunswick, New Jersey (age 47)
Carl Eppert (1882-1961)
Nationality: American
Born: November 5, 1882, Carbon, Indiana Died: October 1, 1961, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (age 78)
Hugh Aitken (1924-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: September 7, 1924, New York City Died: December 24, 2012 (age 88)
Roberto Escobar (1926-2011)
Nationality: Chilean
Born: May 11, 1926, Santiago Died: 2011 (age 84 or 85)