He taught certain uncouth lads, when they were of an age to enter society, the intricacies of contra dances, or the steps of the schottische and mazurka
, and he was a marked figure in all social assemblies, though conspicuously absent from town-meetings and the purely masculine gatherings at the store or tavern or bridge.
He led the mazurka
at the Arkharovs' ball, talked about the war with Field Marshal Kamenski, visited the English Club, and was on intimate terms with a colonel of forty to whom Denisov had introduced
The week before, Kitty had told her mother of a conversation she had with Vronsky during a mazurka
The piano at the foot of the staircase clanged through a mazurka
with brazen impetuosity, as though a vulgar and impudent ghost were showing off.
he danced the mazurka
with me and wanted to make me an offer next day; but I thanked him in flattering expressions and told him that my heart had long been another's.
She trifled away half an hour at the piano; and played, in that time, selections from the Songs of Mendelssohn, the Mazurkas
of Chopin, the Operas of Verdi, and the Sonatas of Mozart -- all of whom had combined together on this occasion and produced one immortal work, entitled "Frank.
Petri);Scarlatti -- Sonata in E major, K 380;Chopin -- Mazurka
in C-sharp minor, op.
gt;Fabrics on cushions, furniture and footstools, from a selection at Voyage Decoration: Key prints include Mazurka
Reza Raspberry fabric, PS44.
Joshua Wright, a finalist in the 2011 MTNA-Steinway Young Artist Piano Competition studying with Susan Duehlmeier at the University of Utah, placed fifth and earned $5,000, as well as $1,000 for Best Mazurka
This year's program includes Mozart's Overture to Don Giovanni as arranged for six pianists by Carl Czerny; Duets for two keyboards by Carl Philippe Emanuel Bach; Smetana's Sonata in One Movement for eight hands; an arrangement of Borodin's Polovetsian Dances; Rachmaninoff's Vocalise; Philip Glass' Four Movements for Two Pianos; Saint-Saens' Dance Macabre; Gillock's Champagne Toccata for four pianists; Igor Rogalyov's March and Mazurka
from Book of Marches and Dances; Debussy's Danse Profane; Bolcom's The Serpent's Kiss; a Piazzolla tango; jazz selections; and an arrangement by Kallin Johnson of Beatles tunes for seven pianists.
The first half of the concert was imbued with the spirit of the dance, beginning with a fast and furious rendition of Shostakovich's Festival Overture, followed by a beautifully judged and delicately paced interpretation of Delibes' Prelude and Mazurka
The programme will also feature the Prelude and Mazurka
from the ballet Coppelia by Delibes and Dvorak's Symphony No 8 in G major.