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Season 31, Episode 4 From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2004

First Aired: January 1, 2004

Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic in the holiday perennial featuring Strauss waltzes, polkas and marches. Jose Manuel Carreno dances with the Vienna Opera Ballet. Included: The "Queen's Handkerchief" Overture, "Court Ball Dances" Waltz, "The Gypsy Girl Quadrille," "Acceleration Waltz", "Ice Skating Polka," "With Pleasure Polka", Csardas from "Die Fledermaus," "Pansy Polka", "Music of the Spheres" Waltz and "The Radetzky March." Walter Cronkite celebrates his 20th year as the TV host.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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)

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