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Alexander Borodin

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Adagio patetico in A flat major (1)
Allegretto in D flat major (piano 4 hands) (2)
At the Homes of Other Folk (1)
Cello Sonata in B minor (3)
Dans les steppes de l'Asie centrale (piano 4 hands) (1)
For the Shores of Your Distant Homeland (2)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (arr. Dupre) (1)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (arr. Ippo Tsuboi) (1)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (trans. Mythos) (1)
In the Steppes of Central Asia (17)
Music from Kizmet (1)
Petite Suite (excerpts) (1)
Petite Suite (orch. Glazunov) (2)
Petite Suite (10)
Piano Quintet in C minor (6)
Piano Trio in D major (5)
Polka Helene in D minor (piano 4 hands) (2)
Prince Igor (highlights) (3)
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (arr. 2 pianos) (1)
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (arr. for 3 marimbas) (1)
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (arr. for guitar quartet by Oleg Timofeyev) (1)
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (cello and piano) (2)
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (29)
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Prince Igor (49)
Requiem (1)
Romance (orch. Glazunov) (1)
Scherzo in A flat major (7)
Scherzo in D major (1)
Scherzo in E major (piano 4 hands) (1)
Scherzo (1)
Serenade (1)
Serenata alla Spagnola (3)
Songs and Romances (1)
String Quartet no.1 in A major (11)
String Quartet no.2 in D major (orch. Nikolai Tcherepnin) (1)
String Quartet no.2 in D major (33)
String Quintet in F minor (3)
String Sextet in D minor (unfinished) (5)
Symphony no.1 in E flat major (9)
Symphony no.2 in B minor (25)
Symphony no.3 in A minor (unfinished) (orch. A Glazunov) (4)
Symphony no.3 in A minor (unfinished) (4)
Tarantella in D major (piano 4 hands) (2)
Trio in G major (unfinished) (1)
Trio in G minor for two violins and cello on a Russian song 'What have I done to hurt you?' (2)

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (12 November 1833 – 27 February 1887) was a Russian Romantic composer, doctor and chemist. He was a member of the group of composers called The Five (or "The Mighty Handful"), who were dedicated to producing a specifically Russian kind of art music. He is best known for his symphonies, his two string quartets, In the Steppes of Central Asia and his opera Prince Igor. Music from Prince Igor and his string quartets was later adapted for the US musical Kismet.

He was a notable advocate of women's rights and a proponent of education in Russia and was a founder of the School of Medicine for Women in St. Petersburg.

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