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Roberto Plano Plays Haydn's "Variations"

Roberto Plano Plays Haydn's "Variations"

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Roberto Plano Plays Haydn's "Variations"

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The piano was something of a toy to Joseph Haydn. It was brand new, and like any new toy, he couldn't get enough of it. He wrote and wrote and wrote for piano. Here's a set of "Variations in F Minor" that he wrote in 1793. Italian pianist Roberto Plano is in concert in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

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