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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.


Chopin in the Spinningfields area



Canal view in the Castlefield area



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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