The Civil War Ballroom

by Spare Parts

Dance music suited for a mid-19th century ball, including waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and four long medleys suitable for many contra dances or Virginia reel. With flute (Liz Stell), piano (Bill Matthiesen), fiddles (Ruthie Dornfeld, Frank Orsini, Susan Conger, Amy Cann), cornet (Peter Ecklund) and bass (Carol Hamm). See companion tunebook by Stell & Matthiesen. An online manual of dance instruction for these dances is offered at 1997


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