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Additional Sources of Information

 

Viennese Ball Information

 

www.WaltzBalls.Org

Donald Daniel's comprehensive Viennese Ball website
Viennese Waltz FAQ Carol and Herb Traxler's Viennese Waltz FAQ
Viennese Balls Resource Site Richard Walter's Viennese Ball website
Split Tree Waltz Page Sid Hetzler's Waltz Website

 

Ball Calendars

 

http://www.top.wien.at/ballkalender/ The official ball calendar on the Vienna Information website.
http://www.ballkalender.com An elegant Austrian ball calendar from Fast Foward Web Design. (German)

 

Instruction

 

Elmayer Dance School The Elmayer School, founded in 1919,  and situated in the Pallavicini Palace, instructs cotillions for the major balls in Vienna, such as the Philharmonic Ball and the Opera Ball.
Tanzmeister Carol and Herb Traxler Carol and Herb have been teaching the Viennese Waltz for several years in the Washington DC Area.
Stanford Waltz Week Intensive week-long and weekend-long waltz workshops with Richard Powers.

 

Historical Video (Online)

Library of Congress Dance Video Library Streaming video of various 19th century dances.
Social Dance Irregulars Sample video from Victorian Ball
Victorian Dance Preview Excellent video of Victorian dances: Waltz, Polka, Galop, and Mazurak.

 

Historic Dance

Dancetime Publications Historical  ballroom dance videos - Volume 5 (Victorian) is particularly superb!
American Ballroom Companion Library of Congress online dance manual library
The Dance Card Museum A remarkable collection of dance cards from Victorian balls.

 

Dance Groups

 

San Francisco Waltzing Society San Francisco
Viennese Waltz Society Sacramento
San Diego Viennese Waltz Club San Diego
DC DanceNet Washington DC
Atlanta Waltz Society Atlanta 
   
Commonwealth Vintage Dance Boston
Mixed Pickles Vintage Dance Company Philadelphia
Mostly Waltz Philadelphia
Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance Cincinnati
Grand Traditions Vintage Dance Academy Ann Arbor
Lexington Vintage Dance Society Lexington
Period Events and Entertainments Re-Creation Society San Francisco
Academy of Dance Libre Palo Alto
Waltz Eclectic Portland
Social Dance Irregulars Southern California.
San Diego Vintage Dancers San Diego

 

Ballroom Dance

 

USABDA United States Ameteur Ballroom Dancers Association
DanceSport UK The classic site dedicated to competitive ballroom and Latin dancing.

 

Music

 

Johann Strauss Society of Great Britain The life and works of Johann Strauss II and other Viennese composers 
Classical Partners A social group for classical music lovers in the United Kingdom.