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Playing: 33 Variations on a Theme of Diabelli, Op 120 by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The fame and fortune that Bridge coveted in his career were to prove elusive. Donald Macleod and Paul Hindmarsh recall how the composer turned to music competitions and philanthropic figures to realise his artistic ambitions.

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Thu 25 Jan 2007 00:00

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