The corps danced with an invigorating snap in the mazurka and the czardas.
When I danced the mazurka with him, though, I asked him about it.
He had no interest in politics, but the specificity of the mazurka 's Polish origins could not have escaped him.
This early work is essentially a mazurka on a large scale.
This elegant restraint runs over into the third mazurka .
You had Polish dance tunes like krakowiak, oberek, no wesloo, mazur, and polonez and of course polkas and mazurkas and waltzes.
Everyone in the house could hear waltzes and mazurkas .
Unlike the strictly timed moves of the waltzes and mazurkas of Nobility, these dances were from the heart.
What if we'd been hearing the waltzes and mazurkas as china figurines in a glass cabinet, and the songs without words as lavish furnishings without vulgar display?
The recital consists of essentially triple-time dance music - mazurkas , waltzes, and polonaises - although you might find it difficult to trip the light fantastic to any of this.