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The Essential Borodin

Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass), Zlatina Ghiaurov (piano), Borodin Quartet

London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Georg Solti, Edward Downes, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jean Martinon, Ernest Ansermet

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Contents

Borodin: Prince Igor Overture

Work length10:50
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1966-02-03
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Borodin: Prince Igor / Act 1

Work length3:52
  • Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass (vocal))
  • London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Edward Downes
  • Recorded: 1964-07-14
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

"Greshno tait, ya skuki ne lyublyu (Galitzky's Aria)

Track length3:52

Borodin: Prince Igor - Arranged by N. Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) / Act 2

Work length7:07
  • Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass (vocal))
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Edward Downes
  • Recorded: 1964-07-14
  • Recording Venue: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London

"Zdorov-li, Knaz?" (Konchak's Aria)

Track length7:07

Borodin: Prince Igor / Act 2

Work length13:44
  • London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1966-05
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Polovtsian Dances and Chorus

Track length13:44

Borodin: Dlya beregov otchizni dal'noy (For the Shores of thy Far Native Land)

Work length4:27
  • Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass (vocal)), Zlatina Ghiaurov (piano)
  • Recorded: 1971-03-04
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

Borodin: Symphony No. 1 in E flat major

Work length35:02
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • Recorded: 1992-05
  • Recording Venue: Watford Town Hall, London

1. Adagio - Allegro

Track length13:01

2. Scherzo (Prestissimo) - Trio (Allegro)

Track length6:56

3. Andante

Track length8:00

4. Allegro molto vivace

Track length7:05

Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor

Work length25:03
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Jean Martinon
  • Recorded: 1958-03-07
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Allegro

Track length6:44

2. Scherzo: Prestissimo - Allegretto

Track length4:38

3. Andante

Track length7:43

4. Finale: Allegro

Track length5:58

Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major

Work length27:34
  • Borodin Quartet (string quartet), Rostislav Dubinsky (violin), Yaroslav Alexandrov (violin), Dimitri Shebalin (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello)
  • Recorded: 1962-09
  • Recording Venue: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London

1. Allegro

Track length7:51

2. Scherzo

Track length4:44

3. Notturno

Track length8:08

4. Finale

Track length6:51

Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Work length6:40
  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  • Ernest Ansermet
  • Recorded: 1961-02
  • Recording Venue: Victoria Hall, Geneva

Borodin: Symphony No. 3 in A minor (unfinished)

Work length15:59
  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  • Ernest Ansermet
  • Recorded: 1954-10
  • Recording Venue: Victoria Hall, Geneva

1. Moderato assai

Track length7:14

2. Scherzo (Vivo - moderato)

Track length8:45