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BONUS: New York Philharmonic performs "Pizzicato Polka"

Clip: Season 43 Episode 5 | 2m 56s

Johann Strauss II is justly celebrated for his voluptuous orchestrations and rousing dance rhythms, but here he exhibits the more delicate side of his musical genius, crafting a piece entirely around the plucking of strings. This gem in miniature was performed as part of the New York Philharmonic's 2018 New Year's Eve celebration.

Aired: 12/31/18

Expires: 12/31/21

Rating: NR

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