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Great Performances

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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 39, Episode 15 Tanglewood 75th Anniversary Celebration

First Aired: August 10, 2012

James Taylor, Yo-Yo Ma, pianists Emanuel Ax and Peter Serkin, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops Orchestra perform at the 75th anniversary celebration of the Tanglewood Music Festival in western Massachusetts, which also features the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Included: Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man"; Ravel's "La Valse"; Beethoven's Choral Fantasy; and "Over the Rainbow," "Shall We Dance" and "Old Man River."

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