mazurka definition

  • noun:
    • A Polish party resembling the polka, regularly followed as a ballet kind.
    • an item of music for these types of a dance, written in 3/4 or 3/8 time because of the second beat heavily accented.
    • A Polish people dance in triple time, often mildly fast, containing huge accent in the 3rd beat and occasionally the 2nd beat.
    • A classical music composition prompted because of the people dance and complying in some respects to its form, particularly as popularized by Chopin.
    • A lively Polish party, precisely for four or eight pairs of dancers, initially carried out with a singing accompaniment.
    • Music for these types of a-dance or in its rhythm, that will be triple and moderately quick, with a capricious accent in the 2nd beat of this measure.
    • a Polish national dance in triple time
    • music composed for moving the mazurka

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