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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 30, Episode 6 From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2003

First Aired: January 1, 2003

“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2002.” Nikolaus Harnoncourt leads the Vienna Philharmonic in the holiday perennial featuring music by Strauss (father and son), Brahms, Weber and Berlioz. Included: “Chinese Gallop,” “Radetzky March,” “Blue Danube Waltz,” “Emperor Waltz,” “Jest Polka,” “Hellenic Polka,” “Coronation Songs Waltz,” “Hungarian Dance No. 5,” “Hungarian Dance No. 6,” “Invitation to the Dance.” Walter Cronkite is the TV host.

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