Concerto Grosso in C major (1) George Frideric Handel Download 'Concerto Grosso in C major (1)' on iTunes
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Strictly Classical: classical music and dance
Like the waltz, the Strauss family were particularly partial to a polka. Perhaps the best-known example is Johann Strass II's Pizzicato Polka, a delicate and lightly comical little piece. The first performance of the piece in Russia went down so well that the crowd demanded nine encores.