Is Waltz a social dance? – Social Dances Are Also Called

This week, Paul, Jeff, and Special Guest Jeff Schroeder dive into Waltz in a variety of ways. Jeff goes all out, discussing Waltz’s origins; the dance-based concept; its popularity in the 1940’s (which helped lead to the Waltz as a popular dance of the 1950’s); and where the Waltz has come from and where it is today (and why it’s still popular). Then, Paul goes through Waltz’s history (including its origins as a swing dance and its popularity as a movie dance) and then makes his case for the Waltz as a social dance. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace. Free View in iTunes

3 Explicit Episode 14: How the Waltz Got Its Start We discuss Waltz’s popularity in the music world from 1900 to 1939. If you’ve been a fan since the 1950’s, or maybe even before the ’50’s, you’ll want to listen in to The Waltz. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: BOSS), Audible (www.audible.com/bruce) and Audible Go (www.audiblego.com/dvds). Free View in iTunes

4 Explicit Episode 13: Waltz’s Great Dance and Early Pop Culture A new dance that’s long been overlooked is the Waltz. It’s a dance, but what makes it so wonderful, and why it’s become so popular? Listen in to find out. This week we’re joined by Paul Devereaux (of The Waltz and the Modern Rhythm, and host of the “Waltz on the Rodeo”) to look at the history, how it’s been used by people all the way from the 1890’s to the 1950’s, and the ways that modern audiences are using it today. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: BOSS), Audible (www.audible.com/bruce) and Audible Go (www.audiblego.com/dvds). Free View in iTunes

5 Explicit Episode 12: How Waltz Changed The World Waltz is not the oldest dance in the world. The Waltz is a dance that wasn’t even in music until the 1960’s. The Waltz was created for American and European audiences in the mid-19th century, as part of a new swing-oriented style known as the Waltz. Did

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