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Welcome to the wonderful world that is music...and history

Within the walls of this building echo the sweet sounds of some of the greatest composers. Tonight the orchestra will be performing exerts from one of the century's most talented Russian composers.

The Exhibits

This is a picture of a score written by Shostakovich. it calls for an important role for solo piano and Timpani.

This is a picture of an exhibit dedicated to Shostakovich's life. (Note: The reflection is not a product of bad photography, but merely an incredible encounter of Shostakovich's ghost. Do not be shocked if this is photo appears on the next issue of The Enquirer.)

(To see more pictures of Shostakovich in real life, click the link below.)

This is a photograph of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra during their Shostakovich concert. The score called for 3 flutes and 2 piccolos, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, and Tuba, Timpani, triangle, snare drum, cymbals, bass drum, tam-tam, bells, strings and solo piano.The ensemble of the orchestra has slighty differed since Shostakovich's time. To see pictures of the Ensemble during his time, click the link below.


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