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Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian composer (1833-1887)

News

  • 'Rite' brings cheering SPAC audience to its feet

    Alexander Borodin's Overture to "Prince Igor" was an innocuous beginning, followed by a fine performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. The pianist, Jonathan Biss, played with flair, choreographing his movements to fit the musical mood. The music, written in short sections because of the many dances in the ballet, varies from sublimely quiet and ethereal to ...
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "If people had known that we were going to have Stanislav Richter and the Borodin String Quartet one day, and an unknown Richard Goode and Jacqueline du Pré two days later, they would have bought tickets for the one when they were going to see the...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Charles Wadsworth Source: New York Times

  2. "And because the Borodin recordings had introduced Shostakovich's quartets in the West," notes Mr. Dutton, "the perception, for some time, was that they 'owned' them."
    on May 9, 2006 By: Lawrence Dutton Source: Wall Street Journal

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