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Premieres today

Johannes Brahms (1873) 146 years ago
Premiere of the string quartet in c minor op. 51/1, in Vienna, Austria.
Hans Pfitzner (1906) 113 years ago
Premiere of Das Christ-Elflein, in Munich, Germany.
Carl Nielsen (1925) 94 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 6 “Sinfonia Semplice”, in Copenhagen, Denmark, with Nielsen conducting.
Luigi Dallapiccola (1941) 78 years ago
Premiere of Canti di Prigionia, in Rome, Italy.
Carl Orff (1959) 60 years ago
Premiere of Oedipus der Tyrann, in Stuttgart, Germany.
Jean Françaix (1965) 54 years ago
Premiere of La Princesse de Clèves, in Rouen, France.