Pieces in Czech-American Style

(This list is not all-inclusive)

Classic Czech-American tunes come from modified Vitak Elsnic charts and the fine library of James Vanourny, baritone horn player for Czech Plus. "Strejc" Vanourny has been an Eastern Iowa area musician for over 70 years and as senior member of Czech Plus Band, has offered the use of his father's music library and has scored a considerable number of "specials" for the band as well. Many tunes are readily recognizeable in this category.


Autumn Rose (Podzimni Ruze) Waltz

Bez Domova (Without a Home)

Chimney Sweep (Kominicek) Polka

Charming Katie (Roztomila Kacenka)

Cikanka (Gypsy)

Come to My House (Prijdi k n·m) Polka

Clover Leaf (Proc Ten Jetelicek)

Cupr Chasa Polka

Czech Folksongs Medley

Dedeckovy Namluvy Sousedska

Dve Srdecka (Two Hearts)

Enchanted Woods (V prostred haji)

Evening Breezes (Vecerni Vanek)

Farewell (Na Rozloucenou) Polka

First Violet (Prvni Fialka)

Forge in the Forest (Kovarna v lese)

Forsaken (Opustena) Polka

Go To It! (Jen do Toho) Polka

Gypsy (Cyganka) Polka

He Who Once Loved (Kdo Jedenkrat) Waltz

Huntsman's (Myslivecek) Waltz

I Know You'll Forget (Ja vim ze zapomenes)

I Love to Dance (Ja Rada Tancuju) Polka

Jen se Nedej

Jetelicku v lese

Kdyz vojaci Mestem Tannou-

Libuse (Libby)

Long Way to Prague Polka

Louceni (The Parting)

Meadowlark (s Krivanek Zpival) Waltz

Midnight Rose Waltz

Mouse Parade (Vsecky Mysi Za Sebou) Polka

Myslivecek (Little Huntsman Polka)

Na Rozloucenou (Farewell)

Navrat z ciziny (When I Return from Afar)

Nedelicka, Nedele

Nekecej (Don't Kid Me)

Oci Moje (My Eyes)

Old Czech Music (Staroceska Muzika) Polka

Pilzenska (Pilsner Polka)

Pred Vejtonskou hospodou

Pretzliky a Pivo (Pretzels and Beer)

Ring Around the Moon (Okolo MesÌce) Polka

S chuti do Toho Kvapik

Snezenka (Snow-Drop)

Snubni Prystynek (Engagement Ring) Waltz

Sokol's Polka (Sokolsky Pochod)

Sokols are Coming, the March

Sumava Village (Vesnicka ma pod Sumavou)

Svestkova Alej (Prune Song)

Ticha Noc (Quiet Night)

U Nasich Kasaren (At Our Barracks)

U zvonu je Candrbal

Unlucky (Nestastna)

Uz je to davno

V Nasi Chaloupce

Vesely Vandrovnicek

Vytouzena (Mazurka)

Walking Through the Forest (Sel Jsem...) Polka

When We Parted (Kdyz sel jsem od Vas) Waltz

When You Return (Az se Navratis)

Youth and Pleasure (Mladost-Radost)

Zavodni (Kvapik)


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