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Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 Permalink

The Waltz Connection

  

When you think of a "waltz" you probably think of "Strauss"-and for good reason. 

For the members of the Strauss family made the Viennese Waltz as much a feature of the concert hall as the dance floor.

In this hour, how they-and others-transformed a humble folk dance into an art form.

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