Lexington Vintage Dance is proud to offer for sale our second collection of historic
dance music. When we released our "Regency Romp" CD in 2005, it was our intention to follow
it with a "Romantic Revel" at a later date. It never occurred to us, however, that
we would be able to fill a CD entirely with music by Kentucky composers---and not
just music, but actual "gems of the ballroom," music that compares with any popular
music of the period.
Arranged in a style authentic to the era, it is a delight for listeners as well
as dancers and provides a rare glimpse into another age and sensibility in Kentucky,
one that few today would suspect existed.
Local names abound in the titles of the compositions and should warm the hearts
of natives in suitable fashion.
If one has any taste for music of the Romantic Age, or even the mildest curiosity,
then this collection is not to be missed under any circumstances.
---Merrell Fuson, Artistic Co-Director
Arranger: Nikos Pappas. Conductor: Kelly Sikorski.
Musicians: Brice Farrar- violin 1, Anna Hess and Jessica Tzou - violin 2, Rebecca Kiekenapp - cello,
Merrilee Elliott - flute and piccolo, Mike Acord - clarinet, Joel Crawford - cornet, Nathan
Miller - bariotone saxhorn, Jay Flippin and Larry Crawford - piano.
Click on the song titles to listen to a small portion of that song.
To listen you will need either Quicktime or Windows Media Player. Both of these
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- Grand March Medley (8:30)
- Charming Waltz (2:50)
- Kentucky Polka (2:07)
- Bonhorst Hop Waltz (2:39)
- The Louisville Gallopade (2:23)
- Black Diamond Polka Mazurka (2:13)
- Kentucky Capitol Hotel Polka (2:29)
- Fayette Waltz (3:11)
- Lexington Waltz (3:43)
- Lurely Mazurka (1:53)
- Quince Mazurka (2:29)
- The Galt House Schottisch (4:22)
- Kentucky Girls Polka (2:57)
- La Belle de Louisville Polka (3:00)
- Mammoth Cave Waltz (3:11)
- Our American Cousin Polka (3:25)
- The Veto Galop (3:11)
- Ashland Quadrilles: The Mill Boy (2:56)
- Ashland Quadrilles: The Farmer (3:00)
- Ashland Quadrilles: The Senator (2:06)
- Ashland Quadrilles: The Patriot (3:42)
- Ashland Quadrilles: The Kentucky Gentleman (2:50)
- Belle of the Opera Mazurka (2:44)
- Ione Mazurka (2:09)
- The Newport Schottisch (2:22)
- Nazareth Gallopade Quadrille (3:18)
- Waverly Polka (2:16)
- Coup d'Amour Polka (1:56)
- Bostonia Polka Mazurka (2:57)
- Newport Polka (2:38)
- Cincinnati Polka Mazurka (2:35)
- Reels: Grey Eagle and Wagner (5:00)
Total playing time: 97:05
Included on the CD are PDF files with program notes by the arranger, an essay on
the dancing of the period, and hints on using the CD for a ball.
To order your cherished copy on-line using PayPal or a credit card, click on the
Buy Now button above. To order by mail, send a check payable to LVD to the address
on our contacts page. Cost is $20 per 2-CD set, plus $3.50 shipping
inside the US. For other shipping situations, please inquire. Kentucky residents
add 6% sales tax.
Schools and other institutions in Kentucky that are exempt from paying Kentucky sales tax
may order CDs by mailing an order with payment ($20 per CD-set plus shipping) to Lexington
Vintage Dance, c/o Michael French treasurer, 3480 Keene Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356. Please
include a copy of your sales tax exemption certificate.