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Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraFrom Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2008

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FROM VIENNA: THE NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION 2008
Premiered on January 1, 2008 on PBS
(check local listings)

MUSICAL SELECTIONS

The New Year's Day Concert was broadcast live on January 1, 2008 from the Musikverein. The concert program is subject to change.

Composers: Johann Strauss Sr., Johann Strauss Jr., Josef Strauss, and Joseph Lanner

Conductor: Georges Prêtre

Performers: Vienna Philharmonic and the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper


Ouvertüre zu "Indigo und die vierzig Räuber"
"Indigo and the 40 Thieves" Overture
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Freuet euch des Lebens!" Walzer, op. 340
"Enjoy Life! Waltz"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Bluette" Polka française, op. 271
"Bluette Polka"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Tritsch-Tratsch" Polka schnell, op. 214
"Chit Chat Polka"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Hofball-Tánze" Walzer, op. 161
"Court Ball Dances Waltz"
Composed by Joseph Lanner

"Die Libelle" Polka mazur, op. 204
"Dragonfly Polka"
Composed by Josef Strauss

"Russischer Marsch," op. 426
"Russian March"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Die Pariserin" Polka française, op. 238
"Parisian Girl Polka"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Chinesen" Galopp, op. 20
"Chinese Galop"
Composed by Johann Strauss Sr.

"Kaiserwalzer," op. 437
"Emperor Waltz"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Die Bajadere" Polka schnell, op. 351
"The Bayadere Polka"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Sport-Polka" Polka schnell, op. 170
"Sports Polka"
Composed by Josef Strauss

"An der schönen, blauen Donau," op. 314
"By the Beautiful Blue Danube" or "The Blue Danube"
Composed by Johann Strauss Jr.

"Radetzky Marsch," op. 228
"Radetzky March"
Composed by Johann Strauss Sr.





Top banner photo: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra


Portrait of Johann Strauss Jr. (credit: ANTO/© Österreich Werbung/Trumler)
photo: Portrait of Johann Strauss Jr. by Eisenmenger, 1888.

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Related Web Sites
Vienna Philharmonic
Austrian National Tourist Office: The Vienna Philharmonic
The Musikverein
EMI Classics: Georges Prêtre
Ballet of the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper
The Johann Strauss Society of Great Britain
BobJanuary.com: The Strauss Family
AEIOU: Austria Albums: Music Collection Online: Johann Strauss



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