A Rhythm That Has Waltzed Away With Hearts

waltz

(Via NPR)

by Anastasia Tsioulcas

One, two, three, one, two, three, one, two, three: That’s the rhythm of a waltz. It’s one of the world’s most common dance forms. And you’d be forgiven if this triple-time pattern conjures up mental images of ball gowns and fancy-pants manners. But this quintessential high-society dance has some surprisingly indecent roots…

http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2014/06/18/322930952/a-rhythm-thats-waltzed-away-with-hearts

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