40 (violin and piano arrangement) Alexander Borodin
- String Quartet No.
With delightfully romantic, charming music inspired by Russian composer Alexander Borodin
, Kismet is an enchanting story about the life journey of a devoted father and his daughter.
Bartok, Hector Berlioz, Leonard Bernstein, Georges Bizet, Arthur Bliss, Alexander Borodin
, Pierre Boulez, Johannes Brahms, Benjamin Britten and William Byrd.
The proposed team was drawn from the so-called "Mighty Handful" group of nationalist composers - Modest Mussorgsky, CAsar Cui, Alexander Borodin
and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.
1 by Tchaikovsky; "Stranger in Paradise" is from "Kismet," a Broadway show and movie with a score adapted from the music of Alexander Borodin
Prince Igor (1890), the first item in repertory, the only opera by Alexander Borodin
, full-time chemist and part-time composer, was left unfinished by him.
, a chemist by profession, died having written only sketches for the opera Prince Igor, but fellow composers Rimsky-Korsakov and Glazunov brought about a performance version and we were treated to its clean, tuneful and energetic overture as the concert opener.
The music included pieces by Alexander Borodin
, Georgi Sviridov, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, including from "Swan Lake'' and "The Nutcracker.
Like all the music in that show, the melody was taken from music composed by Alexander Borodin
, in this case, the Gliding Dance of the Maidens, from the Polovtsian Dances.