Ballroom Dance Category:American Smooth, International Standard
Viennese Waltz History
The Waltz developed in Central Europe from the Austrian dance known as the Landler. The fast whirling of partners held as if in an embrase shocked polite people. The music of Johann Strauss and the famous ballrooms of Vienna popularized the faster version known as the Viennese Waltz.
Viennese Waltz Characteristics
Sweeping turns that gracefully move around the floor characterize this dance. The Viennese Waltz is known for its rotational movement, which is simple and elegant.
Viennese Waltz songs and artists include:
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