Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: The Chairman Dances, Kreisler Fibs

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Fritz Kreisler

From "The Chairman Dances," a surreal foxtrot by John Adams, to the rustic country dances that Bela Bartok was so fond of collecting, to an unusual marriage of Danish and Russian airs, we've got two hours of memorable dance music in today's show. Plus, Fritz Kreisler's naughty little secret: who actually wrote all those memorable little encores of his?