String Quartet no. 2 in D major

The String Quartet no. 2 in D major was written in 1881 in Zhitovo, while Borodin was staying with his friend, the composer Nikolai Lodyzhensky. The year of its composition, also saw the composition of the symphonic poem In the Steppes of Central Asia; the quartet was premiered between 1881 and 1882.

This piece contains the following parts:

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String Quartet no. 2 in D Major - I. Allegro moderato
String Quartet no. 2 in D Major - II. Scherzo Allegro
String Quartet no. 2 in D Major - III. Nocturne Andante
String Quartet no. 2 in D Major - IV. Finale Andante - Vivace

Alexander Borodin

Alexander Porfiryevich Borodin (12 November 1833 – 27 February 1887) was a Russian Romantic composer and chemist of Georgian–Russian parentage. He was ...
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