The Polish language.
A stately Polish dance tune, in 3-4 measure, beginning always on the beat with a quaver followed by a crotchet, and closing on the beat after a strong accent on the second beat; also, a dance adapted to such music; a polacca.
Aristocratic Polish dance in triple time. The most famous are Chopin's 13, stirring and martial works, but composers including Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert have written them as well. Ital. is polacca.
A stately Polish processional dance in 3/4 time; especially popular as an instrumental form in the 18th and 19th centuries.
a Polish national dance of noble yet festive character
a slow and stately dance where there is a promenade march of couples
This is a stately Polish processional dance or instrumental piece.
country, rather than courtly, dance of Polish origin, though the word "polonaise" is actually French. Best known works are by Chopin, though Bach has written three works titled polonaise, and written polonaise-type pieces in other works. A triple-meter moderate tempo dance, in which the phrases lack upbeats, and frequently employ a repeated rhythmic pattern consisting of either four sixteenths and a half note, or two sixteenths and an eight note. The cadence points are often weak or "feminine," finishing on the second beat, rather than on the stronger downbeat.
French for "Polish," it is a typically Polish dance of military character, or a composition that suggests elements of such a dance.
A stately Polish dance in moderate triple time, often with a repeated rhythmic pattern.