Life: 12/11/1833 - 27/02/1887 Porfirievich
composer Alexander Borodin
, chemist. Graduated Medikohirurgich. Academy (1856) in St. Petersburg. Member Association of Composers "Mighty Handful". Author symphonies, quartets, songs, instrumental. works. For music. Style B. characteristic of the epic ( "heroic") home, combined with subtle lyricism, a kind of translating elements of Russian. and eastern folk music. One of the classic examples of Russian music "Orientalism", continued the tradition of M. I. Glinka, was the choral dance scene "Polovtsian Dances" from the unity, Borodin
's Prince Igor "(post. 1890, Mariinsky Theater, choreographer L. I. Ivanov). Distinguished colorful sound palette, particularly the rhythmic dynamism, impulsivity and contrasting comparisons variegated musical. material, it is frequently served as the basis of independent choreographic embodiment. On the music of Borodin
choreographer L. F. Massine staged the ballet "Heroes" (1938, "Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo").
- A Detailed Biography. P. Borodin, his portrait and a number of works in MP3 format at a music education project, "Orpheus".
- A Short Biography
. P. Borodin, his portrait and abstract opera "Prince Igor" with us "Culture of Russia".