Piano of Schröder brand at the M. Leontovych museum is a personal musical instrument of the Leontovych family. The keys of this musical instrument were touched by the hands of the Grand Maestro. On it the composer performed his famous songs «Shchedryk», «The Duda Player», «A mother had one daughter», «Cossack is beard» and others, who became the pearls of Ukrainian national culture.

From the memoirs of M. Leontovych’s daughter Halyna «I remember how my mother wrapped father in a warm blanket, and he played and played all the time on his piano, as if he did not notice the harsh reality. Mother, like no one, understood who father is for Ukraine and who he would remain for it …»