a musical coincidence

In the spring of 1985 I was at an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of Handel. The exhibition contained several portraits and a number of music scores. Not unnaturally there was some background music going on as one walked round it. At the time I was visiting, the music was the composer's Music for the Royal Fireworks. And on a music stand was the original manuscript of... the Musc for the Royal Fireworks. As I approached the exhibit I noticed it was open at the movement called La Rejouissance. And the music playing was... La Rejouissance. So I was able to follow the original manuscript with my eyes and the music on 'original instruments with my ears at the same time. What were the chances of that happening?
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Date submitted:Sat, 14 Jan 2012 09:48:33 +0000Coincidence ID:3737