A waltz characterized by a slight anticipation of the second beat of the bar and having a romantic quality.
- In its classical form, the Viennese waltz featured a slight anticipation of the second beat of the bar known as the Atempause (literally ‘breathing-space’), which gives a delightful and distinctive lilt to the playing.
- The French dispute this saying that, like the traditional waltz, the Viennese waltz was also developed from The Volta.
- Of course there was a lyric pas de deux, of course to a Viennese waltz.
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