Biography of Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

12.11.1833
Born in St. Petersburg
1850
Studies medicine and later on chemistry
1858
Graduation
1859
Exploring expeditions for example to Germany
1862
Moves to St. Petersburg and is encouraged to compose by Mili Balakirew. Cofounder of the Group of Five, consisting of Borodin, Balakirew, Cui, Rimskij-Korsakow und Mussorgsky.
1864
Professorship in chemistry
1868
Critic of the St. Petersburg News
1872
Starts a medical university class for women
1877
Meets Liszt on a trip through Germany
27.02.1887
Dies in St. Petersburg
Rimskij-Korsakow and Glinka finish his composition of Fürst Igor posthum

Sheet music for flute:

Nocturne - aus dem Streichquartett Nr. 2 (As-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, clarinet, piano)
Phoenix Music, PM9189
Rating: easy
  1. Andante calmato
Great arrangement and nice melody.


Solicitude (d-moll)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, clarinet, piano)
Rating: very easy
  1. Andante


Theme from Polovtsian Dances - Prince Igor (B-Dur)
edition on notenbuch.deCD-Aufnahmen bei jpc.deMP3-Download bei amazon.de
(flute, clarinet, piano)
Phoenix Music, PM9194
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro moderato
Very nice


Literature von/über Alexander Borodin

Last edit 07.09.2014