I've included a polka of my own as an example. It was recorded using a very simple tape recorder without much rehearsing. The polka is dedicated to Kathy Fors (Portland, Oregon). And check out the result of the Waltz composition contest.
|Entry||Title||Composer||City/Country||Publishing date||AU||RealAudio 3.0||Voted for||Received votes|
|#1||Kathy's Polka||Hans Palm||Linköping/Sweden||July 1, 1997||kathysp.au (638k)||kathysp.ra (160k)||#5||0|
|#2||Tejano Polka||Marie Cogbill||Kansas City/USA||December 3, 1997||tejano.au (773k)||tejano.ra (192k)||#5||2|
|#3||Necanicum Polka||Terry Blackburn||Hillsboro/Oregon/USA||December 18, 1997||necanicum.au (722k)||necanicum.ra (180k)||#4||0|
|#4||Polka for Jay||Wendy Morrison||Takoma Park/MD/USA||December 22, 1997||polka4j.au (794k)||polka4j.ra (198k)||#2||1|
|#5||Blackbird Polka||Vladimir Ushakov||St. Petersburg/Russia||January 15, 1998||blackbird.au (816k)||blackbird.ra (203k)||#6||3|
|#6||Kat's Polka||Anders "Andy" Bakke||St. Augustine/USA||January 28, 1998||katsplka.au (699k)||katsplka.ra (174k)||#5||1|
|#7||Hasty Polka||Tony T. Warnock||Los Alamos/USA||February 7 (posted January 29)||hastyp.au (1120k)||hastyp.ra (287k)||#2||0|
The winner is #5, Blackbird Polka by Vladimir Ushakov!
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