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Musical Manchester

A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence.
–Leopold Stokowski

Manchester has a massive and impressive musical heritage, reflected in its public art.  Here is just a small taster.

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Chopin in the Spinningfields area

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Canal view in the Castlefield area

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Northern Quarter mosaic

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
–Aldous Huxley

Linked to the Weekly Shoot and Quote: Silence.

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