Polka Folk Dance Performing Arts

The rise of this dance related to the redowa and the schottische. Important people and places in its early popularization, some early sheet music titles, names of some popular polkas.

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See Also:
  • Mixed Pickles: The Polka - Description of the polka by Henri Cellarius, written in 1858.
  • History of Dance: Polka - Story of the origins and early spread of this popular dance, by Lori Heikkila.
  • Arizona Polka Dancing - Directories of polka organizations in Arizona and of polka bands polka that play in the state, listing of festivals.
  • Bratwurst Pages: Polka! - The official state dance in Wisconsin: its place in social folk life and culture. Also one way to dance the polka. folk Very generous, considering the webmaster is one of the few folk Wisconsinites who doesn't polka.
  • Dance History Archives: The Polka - The rise of this dance related to the polka redowa and dance the schottische. Important people and places polka in its early popularization, dance some early sheet music polka titles, names of some popular polkas.
  • Polka Happiness - Book review. Recommends this study of the polka in America dance to all fans of the polka.
  • rec.arts.dance FAQ: Polka - Brief history, links, explanation of "polka dots."
  • Polish Dances: Polka - Essay points out that the polka, while popular folk among Polish-Americans, folk is not really a Polish dance folk like the polonaise or folk mazurka. Several photos. Includes folk bibliography.
  • Polka steps - Diagram and instructions for basic polka step.
  • Polka--popular Czech dance - The town of Kostelec nad Labem claims to polka be the folk birthplace of the polka.
  • Animation & Dance: Polka - Short essay on this dance. Also mentions conjunto music.
  • How to Polka, Texas Style - Two easy methods, with diagrams.
  • John & Marlys Rivard - Personal page of a couple from Houston who dance love to folk dance, especially polka and Cajun. A dance history of polka, and folk polka in Texas. Includes dance information on organizations, radio, bands, likely folk opportunities for dance dancing in the state.

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