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Season 34, Episode 5 From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2007

First Aired: January 1, 2007

“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2007”: Zubin Mehta conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in music mostly by Johann Strauss. Included: “Blue Danube Waltz” (danced by Lucia Lacarra and Cyril Pierre), the “Waldmeister” Overture, “Where the Lemons Bloom Waltz,” “City and Country Polka,” “Mysterious Powers of Magnetism” (with dancers at the Palace Hof), “Irene Polka”, “Sailors Polka” and “Radetzky March.” Hosted by Walter Cronkite. From the Musikverein concert hall.

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