mazurka

a moderately fast Polish country dance in triple meter in which the accent is shifted to the weak beats.
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Mazurka

The mazurka (in Polish, mazurek) is a Polish folk dance in triple meter, usually at a lively tempo, and with accent on the second or third beat. == History == The folk origins of the mazurek are two other Polish musical forms—the slow kujawiak, and the fast oberek. The mazurek is always found to have either a triplet, trill, dotted eighth note (...
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mazurka

[n] - music composed for dancing the mazurka 2. [n] - a Polish national dance in triple time
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Mazurka

• (n.) A Polish dance, or the music which accompanies it, usually in 3-4 or 3-8 measure, with a strong accent on the second beat.
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mazurka

noun a Polish national dance in triple time
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Mazurka

A Polish dance or a piece of music for such a dance
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mazurka

a Polish national dance in moderate 3/4 time, with strong accents on the third beat, and sometimes on the second.
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Mazurka

A Polish national dance in triple time with an accent on the second beat, characterized by proud bearing, clicking of heels, and holubria, a special turning step. In the Mazurka the couples follow the leader in circular formation around the room. Sometimes the woman kneels down while her partner executes a chasse around her, and then this figure is...
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Mazurka

A simple half turn skating jump, of which there are many variations. It is recommended that, from a back outside edge, the skater strikes the toe of the other foot into the ice, lands on the toe of the opposite foot (which has passed in front of the toe-in-front), pushing onto a forward outside edge as he/she does so.
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Mazurka

A type of Polish folk dance.
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mazurka

Any of a family of traditional Polish dances from the 16th century, characterized by foot-stamping and heel-clicking, together with a turning movement. The music for the mazurka is in triple time (3/4), with dotted rhythms and the accentuation of weak beats, on which phrases also begin and end. It is found at a variety of speeds, but is...
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mazurka

mazurka (muzûr'ku, –zoor'–) , Polish national dance that spread to England and the United States at the beginning of the 19th cent. Danced by four or eight couples and characterized by stamping of the feet and clicking of the heels, it is in moderate triple meter and permits...
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mazurka

Polish folk dance for a circle of couples, characterized by stamping feet and clicking heels and traditionally danced to the music of bagpipes. The ... [1 related articles]
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mazurka

Polish folk dance in moderate triple measure
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Mazurka

The mazurka is a national dance which derives its name from Mazovia in Poland where it originated. It is sometimes accompanied by singing, and its music is usually in 3/4 or 3/8 time. The peculiar rhythm of the mazurka was much used by Chopin and by Wieniawski.
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Mazurka

Type of Polish folk dance in triple meter.
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