mazurka mazurka

Definition(s):

  1. (n) music composed for dancing the mazurka
  2. (n) a Polish national dance in triple time

Usage(s):

  1. There are jilted lovers, suicide, sly siblings, cuckolded spouses, honor, war, mysticism, religion, illegitimate children, ennui, illness and a sexy mazurka or two.
  2. Later, Borodin wrote a funeral march and a mazurka around the tune, which he called the Coteletten Polka and proudly showed the pieces to his musical friends.
  3. Her spectacular mazurka, witches' jump followed by a drag, and an Axel Paulsen jump, were woven into a pattern of almost unbelievable perfection.

Quotes

  1. For a scene set at a Polish ball, Meyerhold wrote that he wanted a "full orchestra in a social setting performing three numbers, 'Reverie,' 'Polonaise,' and 'Mazurka,' which Prokofiev composed. Mr. Vasen has placed some of the musicians and the...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Vsevolod Meyerhold Source: New York Times

  2. "Today," Dr. Seuss says, "I wonder what they think of that Groffulous, Griffulous Groo - the Mountains of Tobak near the River of Nobak where a Thing-a-ma-Bobsk only eats rhubarb and corn-on-the cobsk - or a Tizzle-Topped Tufted Mazurka from the...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Dr Seuss Source: Palm Springs Life

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