BBC Music Magazine

THE MONTH IN NUMBERS

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…storeys. To encourage exercise, Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-tung Hospital has installed a ‘piano staircase’ that plays as it’s walked on.

5

…prizes. The Cory Band is celebratin­g a record after winning all five major brass band competitio­ns this year.

1,000,000

…pounds. There’s clearly still money to be made from Mozart (see above). This time, a rare early portrait of the composer, attributed to Italian painter Giambettin­o Cignaroli, is up for sale.

7,500,000

…pounds for Mozart’s London pad (below). The Ebury Street house where the composer completed his First Symphony is on the market.

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