What Is a Polonaise?


Polonaise is a Polish dignified ceremonial dance that often opened balls and other royal functions in the 17th century. It was done with gliding steps ascented by bending the knees slightly on every third step. The dance was later used as a musical form by composers like Beethoven, Handel, Mussorgsky and Chopin.
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The polonaise is a Polish dance in triple metre. Although the title is found in French Suite No. 6 of Johann Sebastian Bach and elsewhere in the earlier 18th century, the form is best known from the piano pieces written by Chopin... More »
Polonaise is a polish processional national dance. It has its own typical rhythm and is a symbol of Polish patriotism. It is performed by couples as they walk around the dance hall; the music is in moderate tempo and triple meter.
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