This is Mary Lea's third recording of romantic couple dance tunes and it reflects her continued interest in music from South America. Included are waltzes from Mexico, Venezuela, Paraguay and Brazil, tangos from Argentina and choros from Brazil. Mary's fiddle is backed by a cluster of fine New England musicians.
Total Time 59.38
Mary Lea, Peter Barnes, Lise Brown, John Chapin, Ralph Gordon, Steve Leicach, Jeremiah McLane, Keith Murphy, Jessica Murrow, Anna Patton, Steve Procter, Jacqueline Schwab
This is Mary Lea’s first couples dance CD. Of all the dance forms she plays, couple dancing is the most compelling. This is because of the intimate connection between musician and dancer, the wide range in musical repertoire, and the greater potential for musical expression. Here are some favorites.
Total Time 51:19
Mary Lea, Peter Barnes, David Cantieni, Ruthie Dornfeld, Ralph Gordon, Russel Horton, Ann Percival, Steve Procter, Bill Tomczak, Mark Trichka
Mary Lea is again joined in her second couple dance CD by musical friends from the Connecticut River Valley. They play fifteen of her favorite romantic couple dance tunes.
Musicians: Mary Lea, Peter Barnes, Thomas Bartlett, Mary Cay Brass, David Cantieni, Ralph Gordon, Russel Horton, John Kravitz, Steve Leicach, Colin McCaffrey, Jeremiah McLane, Keith Murphy, Jeanne Morrill, Steve Procter, Pete Sutherland, Bill Tomczak, Mark Trichka
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