Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Overture & Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor" In the Steppes of Central Asia

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Title: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Overture & Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor" In the Steppes of Central Asia
Otros títulos: Sinfonías Nos. 1, 2 y 3 y Overture Danzas Polovtsianas de "Príncipe Igor" En el Estepas del Asia Central
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Aleksander Borodin; Andrew Davis; Saulius Sondeckis; Leonard Bernstein; Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: Boro.01
Forma Musical: Symphonies. Overtures. Operas -- Excerpts. Symphonic poems. Violin with string orchestra, Arranged.
Abstract: Though far from prolific as a composer—by day he was a scientist noted for his research on aldehydes—Alexander Borodin nevertheless earned a secure place in the history of Russian music. As a creative spirit, Borodin was the most accomplished of the Russian nationalists composers. He had a particular gift for the distinctive stripe of exoticism so evident in his most frequently performed work, the Polovtsian Dances from the opera Prince Igor. The illegitimate son of a Georgian prince and a doctor's wife, Borodin enjoyed a comfortable upbringing. As a child he learned to play several instruments and tried his hand at composing, but other aptitudes directed his formal education. He studied chemistry at St. Petersburg's Medico-Surgical Academy, obtaining his doctorate in 1858 and pursuing further studies in Europe until 1862. Upon his return to Russia, he became a professor at his alma mater; but even as an academic career apparently loomed before him, he maintained a devotion to ...


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1. Symphony No. ... - Allegro - andantino.mp3 13:18 12.14Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. ... legretto - Prestissimo.mp3 6:55 6.323Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Symphony No. 1 in E-flat major- III Andante.mp3 7:01 6.407Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Symphony No. ... IV Allegro molto vivo.mp3 7:42 7.031Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Symphony No. ... llegro - Animato assai.mp3 7:04 6.467Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Symphony No. ... - Allegretto - Tempo 1.mp3 4:54 4.482Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7 & 8. Symphony ... e - IV Finale. Allegro.mp3 14:30 13.24Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Symphony No. 1 in E-flat major- Completo.wav 34:47 351.0Mb WAV audio wav
Symphony No. 2 in B minor- Completo.wav 26:23 266.2Mb WAV audio wav
1. Symphony No. 3 in A minor- I Moderato assai.mp3 8:05 7.384Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Symphony No. ... rio.Moderato - Tempo I.mp3 9:46 8.927Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Prince Igor (Excerpts)- Overture.mp3 10:36 9.681Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Prince Igor (Excerpts)- Polovtsian Dances.mp3 12:59 11.87Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Symphony No. 3 in A minor- Completo.wav 17:46 179.2Mb WAV audio wav
Notturno from S ... 2 in D major- Andante.wav 8:44 88.15Mb WAV audio wav
In the Steppes ... a- Allegretto con moto.wav 7:24 74.70Mb WAV audio wav
Prince Igor (Excerpts)- Completo.wav 23:31 237.4Mb WAV audio wav

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