BBC Music Magazine
THE MONTH IN NUMBERS
…storeys. To encourage exercise, Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-tung Hospital has installed a ‘piano staircase’ that plays as it’s walked on.
…prizes. The Cory Band is celebrating a record after winning all five major brass band competitions this year.
…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.
…pounds for Mozart’s London pad (below). The Ebury Street house where the composer completed his First Symphony is on the market.