Waltz, English waltz, Viennese waltz, Slow waltz
Country waltz, American waltz, International waltz
St Bernard's Waltz
Books about waltz
Question: I just received a CD collection from London of Strict Tempo Dance music played by The Victor Sylvester Orchestra. One of the selections, "The Whistle and His Dog," is listed as a "St. Bernard's Waltz." There are a number of "breaks" or hesitations in the music. The orchestra stops playing, there are two drums-only beats, then silence, and the music resumes.
This is an old-time sequence dance. Steps et cetera can be found at http://www.nzdances.co.nz/dance/social/bernard.htm
How to get men to waltz
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