The Wood Duck

Mike Mudrey

Message 17592 · 10 Jun 1999 02:53:37 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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For those of us who waltz Scandinavian and Austrian style, a waltz is not
oom-pah-pah.
We waltz, long, long, short (step-step-close)
I find oom-pah-pah waltzes very hard to follow, and usually end up doing a
flat footed waltz or a landeler.

mm

At 10:38 PM 6/8/1999 -0400, you wrote:
>I guess I am so accustomed to the Bare Necessities version of Wood Duck that
>I don't consider it a oom-pah-pah waltz. That is what I meant about not
>playing it as a waltz.
>Since Bare Necessities members are all from New England, they dominate the
>English Dance scene in this area.
>Cheers,
>Sylvia Miskoe, Concord, NH USA
>
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Mike Mudrey
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New Glarus, Wisconsin 53574-0022

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