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  • noun Plural form of mazurka.

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Examples

  • Apart from two piano concertos (both 1830) and four other works for piano and orchestra, virtually all his compositions are for solo piano; they include some 60 mazurkas, 27 études, 26 preludes, 21 nocturnes, some 20 waltzes, 16 polonaises, 4 ballades, 4 scherzos, and 3 sonatas.

    Five People Born on March 1 | myFiveBest

  • I knew that there was a Polish dance called a "Mazurka" so I assumed that the title meant "a lot of mazurkas" and left it at that.

    John Seed: Mazurki: The Multiple Meanings of a Philip Guston Drawing

  • I knew that there was a Polish dance called a "Mazurka" so I assumed that the title meant "a lot of mazurkas" and left it at that.

    John Seed: Mazurki: The Multiple Meanings of a Philip Guston Drawing

  • But he follows that with an extended sequence of nocturnes and mazurkas, before returning to large-scale works with the last two of the Ballades, separated by more mazurkas and another nocturne.

    Chopin: Ballades Nos 3 and 4; F minor Fantasy; Mazurkas; Nocturnes – review

  • In director Georges Lavaudant's staging, aside from the ball's brief polkas and mazurkas—and a ballerina who periodically pirouettes in like a leftover Sugar Plum Fairy—the result is a series of soliloquies, set to music that can't seem to find its way—harsh, sharp, sour, aggressive, with fleeting nods to Tchaikovsky and other composers.

    Fénelon's Gnarled 'Orchard'

  • Legendary restaurateur George Lang commented, "It's just possible that Arthur Rubinstein played Chopin's mazurkas better than anyone since Chopin because of his wife's almond mazurkas also the name of a sweet Polish pastry."

    A Royal Ragout

  • He got into a major Chopin recording groove in the '50s and' 60s, and many of Chopin's pieces and groups of pieces, like these mazurkas, I think that Rubinstein felt very close to the mazurkas as kind of a Polish form of music.

    Chopin With A Polish Touch

  • He got into a major Chopin recording groove in the '50s and' 60s, and many of Chopin's pieces and groups of pieces, like these mazurkas, I think that Rubinstein felt very close to the mazurkas as kind of a Polish form of music.

    Chopin With A Polish Touch

  • Chopin's mastery of the genre shows itself in his magical preludes and mazurkas.

    Chopin's 'Soul and Heart'

  • He got into a major Chopin recording groove in the '50s and' 60s, and many of Chopin's pieces and groups of pieces, like these mazurkas, I think that Rubinstein felt very close to the mazurkas as kind of a Polish form of music.

    Chopin With A Polish Touch

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