String Quartet no. 2 in D

It was written in Zhitovo, while staying with his friend, the minor composer Nikolai Lodyzhensky. 1881, the year of its composition, also saw the composition of the symphonic poem In the Steppes of Central Asia; the quartet premiered in that year or the next. (The external links give a more complete tale but conflict on the date.)

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 ... more Learn More »
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