<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by shostakovich:<BR><B>Hi Peter. Yes I hear bells in 1905. They are alarming. But I don't hear a devil dance there, and it's a prime example of a symphony. Movement 2 of the one before it is a wild caricature of Stalin, and that's where I came down. Where do you hear the devil in 1905? Shos</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hi Shos,<P>I don`t hear the devil in 1905, but if Flowerboy`s clues add up, then I end up at symphony 11; I thought, fancifully, of the devil dancing at the failed uprising in Russia - forgive me! I agree that symphony 10 fits better if the devil is indeed Stalin, but then, as I count it, the clues don`t fit!