Aleksandr Porfiryevich Borodin Biography

Aleksandr Porfiryevich Borodin Biography

Aleksandr Porfiryevich Borodin was born in 1833 in St. Petersburg. He was a composer and a chemist. Borodin learned medicine and chemistry at the medico-Surgical academy in St. Petersburg. Later he was appointed to the chair of Chemistry. During this time period, Borodin published a few important research papers on aldehydes and amarines. In 1872 Borodin helped found a medical school for women. Borodin always made time for composing music as a recreation. He had started studying for music at a very early age. He wrote his first flute concerto when he was only 13. His first major work was Symphony in E-flat in 1867. his major works include The Bogatirs in 1867, On the Steppes of Central Asia in 1880, and two string quartets 1881. Borodin died in 1887.

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Aleksandr Porfiryevich Borodin Piano Sheet Music
      Quartet No. 2 in D major (parts)  (parts only unless otherwise specified). By Alexander Borodin. String ensemble without piano: STRING QUARTETS Two Violins, Viola and Cello. Published by International Music Co.
      Polovetzian Dances (from Prince Igor)  By Alexander Borodin. Edited by Blumenfeld. For piano. Published by Belaieff Verlag.
      Paraphrases on a Simple Theme (Chopsticks Tati-Tati)  By Various. Edited by Alexander Tcherepnin. For piano, 3 hands. Borodin,Cui,Liadoff,Liszt,Rimsky-Korsa. Published by Belaieff Verlag.
      In the Steppes of Central Asia  By Alexander Borodin. For piano. (arr. Jadoul). Published by Belaieff Verlag.
      Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2  By Alexander Borodin. Edited by Curran. For violin, piano. This edition: parts. arr. for Violin and Piano. Published by C.F. Peters.
      Alexander Borodin: Nocturne From String Quartet No. 2 - Cello/Piano  Composed by Alexander Borodin (1833-1887), edited by David Curran. For cello and piano. Format: set of performance parts (includes separate pull out violin part). With solo part and piano reduction. Romantic Period. 11 pages. 9x12 inches. Published by Edition Peters.
      String Quartet No.1  By Alexander Borodin. For 2 violin, viola, violoncello. This edition: set of parts. (A). Published by Belaieff Verlag.
      String Quartet 2, D Major  By Alexander Borodin. Score. Published by Schott - Eulenberg Miniature Scores.
      String Quartet No.2  By Alexander Borodin. For 2 violin, viola, violoncello. This edition: score. (D). Published by Belaieff Verlag.
      String Quartet No.2  By Alexander Borodin. For 2 violin, viola, violoncello. This edition: set of parts. (D). Published by Belaieff Verlag.
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