Thursday on Classical MPR, you'll hear the Vienna Philharmonic ring in the New Year with a performance of Viennese waltzes.
On this week's Learning to Listen, get a taste of the waltz, and hear some of the best from the Strauss family.
And this is a lovely demonstration of the drama and beauty of a ballroom full of dancers. You'll notice the long introduction to the waltz they're dancing to (Artist's Life, by Johann Strauss, Jr.) this introduction allows the dancers to enter the stage and get ready to waltz:
Don't forget to listen Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m., for New Year's Day in Vienna on Classical MPR!