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Keeping Score is designed to give people of all musical backgrounds an opportunity to explore signature works by composers Hector Berlioz, Charles Ives, and Dmitri Shostakovich in depth, and at their own pace. The interactive audio and video explores the composers’ scores and pertinent musical techniques as well as the personal and historical back stories. Keeping Score includes groundbreaking and acclaimed interactives on composers Beethoven [prev], Stravinsky, Copland and Tchaikovsky. The site also includes an historical timeline that takes users deeper into the seven individual composers’ political, social, and cultural milieus as well as the musical scores for each of the featured symphonies.