This is a historical overview of folk dance ensembles in Los Angeles and the Orange Counties. It stretches back fifty years and examines groups such as Krakusy, Podhale, Gorale, and Polskie Iskry; popular Polish dances like Goralski, Zbojnicki, Krakowiak, Kujawiak, and the Polka; and the relationship between Polish models of these dances and their interpretation by modern American ensembles today.
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Author Biography - William J. Galush
Maja Trochimczyk is a Polish music historian and former director of Polish Music Center at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. This book is a result of a research project sponsored by USC Southern California Studies Center.