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Polkas Made in Poland
Various Artists
Polkas Made in Poland
Genres: World Music, Pop, Classical
 
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Polka has evolutionized into a Polish-American tradition. Its roots stem from folk traditions of Eastern Europe and has been cultivated by major composers and performers from all over the world. This dynamic and beautiful ...  more »

      
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Polkas Made in Poland
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Dyno Polkas Records
Release Date: 4/4/2000
Genres: World Music, Pop, Classical
Styles: Europe, Eastern Europe, Ballets & Dances, Polkas
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 010592164929

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Polka has evolutionized into a Polish-American tradition. Its roots stem from folk traditions of Eastern Europe and has been cultivated by major composers and performers from all over the world. This dynamic and beautiful collection, Polkas Made In Poland, was produced by Poland's State recordings company, Polshie Nagrania, and is meant to be enjoyed by members of every generation and nationality. Sit back and enjoy, or get up and dance, to 29 of the best Polka songs ever recorded- guaranteed to be made in Poland.

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CD Reviews

Classical/operatic polka music
Bill Smythe | Chicago | 05/04/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Eddie Blazonczyk this isn't. Instead of boisterous, beer-guzzling polka music, this CD sounds more like Johann Strauss. Instead of Just Because, you find In the Raciborz Marketplace. Instead of Roll Out the Barrel there is Spinning Wheel. Never heard of the second title in each of the above sentences? Neither had I. It's all pleasant-sounding, classical-style polka music which can be enjoyed from either end of the spectrum. I could have done without the whistling interjected into several of the tracks, even though I never had any problem with "Whoopee" John Wilfahrt's Ye-Hoo-Hoo-Hoo-Hoo in the 1950s. It's good, it's just not expected."