It is called waltz to one music and one dance arisen in Germany and Austria . The waltz dance is characterized by the twists that couples make while they move: the term, in fact, derives from the German concept walzen, which translates as "spin around" .
He origin Waltz goes back to XII century . Among its main characteristics are its slow rhythm, with music of phrases formed by sixteen bars. Over the years different variants of the waltz were developed according to the geographical region: Viennese waltz , english waltz , french waltz , etc.
In the international-style waltz, couples never let go: both dancers are constantly linked while performing different figures. He american waltz Instead, it allows dancers to distance themselves in certain passages of the dance .
In Latin America , folk dances with different peculiarities but linked to the traditional waltz . He mexican waltz , he Venezuelan waltz , he peruvian waltz , he Colombian waltz and the waltz tango (Argentine) are some of them.
If we focus on the best known classical composers who created waltz, we can name Piotr Ilich Chaikovski (or Tchaikovsky ), Johann Strauss (h) and Frederic Chopin .
Specifically, we can underline that some of the most outstanding or known waltz pieces include some such as:
- "Waltz of the minute". It was composed by Frédéric Chopin and dates from 1846. It was also called "Waltz of the puppy" and is considered to have been inspired by the feeling of loneliness he felt during the time he spent in the area of Nohat.
- "Waltz of the flowers". The great Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky was the one who carried out the creation of this other composition that has become one of the most important in history. It dates from 1892 and is one of the most relevant musical pieces of the ballet entitled "Nutcracker."
In addition to these examples we cannot forget other very popular ones such as the following:
-"On the waves". This is a waltz composed in 1888 by Mexican musician Juventino Rosas Cadena. It was also known as "Next to the spring."
- "The waltz of the butterflies". The Asturian composer Danny Daniel is the author of this work, which became a real success within Spain during the 70s.
In the same way, we cannot forget that there is also a Korean television series that uses the word that concerns us in its title. We are referring to "The Spring Waltz", which was issued in 2006 and revolves around several young people trying to find true love. However, to achieve this they will have to open their hearts and reveal their secrets.
Waltz, finally, is the name that identifies several locations. In Switzerland , Waltz it is a commune of less than 1,000 inhabitants that is in the district from Surselva and that belongs to the canton of Grisons . Also in France there is a commune called Waltz , which is located in the district of Pamiers (canton of Mirepoix ).