Borodin String Quartet

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Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-Flat Major Op. 44: I. Allegro brillante
String Quintet in C Major, D. 956: II. Adagio (Excerpt)

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Порфи́рьевич Бороди́н; IPA:  ( listen), 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 quartet ...