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Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 2

Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 2

Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 2 is an engaging collection on its own or as a complement to Vol. 1. The waltz and turning dances originated in the alpine regions of Austria and later became popular in the courts of Vienna. At the time these dances, which required partners to be so close to one another that they touched, were considered racy and even sinful. Liner notes include intricate measure-by-measure dance instructions for each song, a description of the region each song comes from, and photos. Accompanied by Karl Kubat’s brass folk dance band.

Click here to access a Folkways lesson plan that utilizes the track “Studentenpolka” from Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 2.

Click here to preview Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 1, or here for Folk Dances of Austria, Vol. 3.

RELATED LESSON PLANS
"Austria Land of Waltzes & Polkas"
"Let’s Polka! The Polka, its Function and Place in Different Cultures"

Track Listing

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Weifentanz (Reel) Karl Kubat 2:52
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102
Kreuzpolka (Cross Polka) Karl Kubat 1:31
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103
Das Blümerl (The Little Flower) Karl Kubat 2:26
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104
Die Marschier-Polka (The Marching Polka) Karl Kubat 1:18
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105
Das Spinnradl (The Little Spinning Wheel) Karl Kubat 1:54
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106
Der Neubayrische (The New Bavarian Dance) Karl Kubat 1:43
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201
Der Waldjäger (The Forest Huntsman) Karl Kubat 1:22
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202
Studentenpolka (Students’ Polka) Karl Kubat 1:12
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203
Reidlinger schottisch Karl Kubat 1:57
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204
Der Haxenschmeisser (The Leg Thrower) Karl Kubat 1:43
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205
Kreuzpolka (Cross Polka) Karl Kubat 1:55
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206
Rheinländer (Rehnish Dance) Karl Kubat 1:44
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