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Our theme and variations hour continues with music by Chopin. He was drawn to a tune in an opera by Ferdinand Herold called "Ludovic." Pianist Gulsin Onay plays Chopin's "Variations on a Theme from Herold's 'Ludovic'" in concert at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.



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