This polonaise appears as op. 71 in the collection of posthumous works.
The polonaise ended the ball, and my mother sent us all off to sleep.
It seemed to her, that polonaise of Chopin, the most immoral music, the music of defiance and revolt.
The men began to choose partners and take their places for the polonaise.
I have written a polonaise, which I must leave here with Wrfel.
I remind you once more of the polonaise; please send it by return.
In a word, the polonaise represents, both in its subject and the style of music, the masculine side of Chopin's genius.
His remarks on the polonaise and Mazourka are full of the philosophy and essence of history.
A young and robust pianist had been playing Chopin's "polonaise Militaire" to the composer, and had broken a string.
To hear him in a Chopin polonaise is to realise his limitations.
1773, "woman's overdress" (from fancied resemblance to Polish costume); 1797, "stately dance," from French (danse) polonaise "a Polish (dance)," fem. of polonais (adj.) "Polish," from Pologne "Poland," from Medieval Latin Polonia "Poland" (see Poland). In the culinary sense, applied to dishes supposed to be cooked in Polish style, attested from 1889.