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Borodin: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 ()

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composed by Alexander Borodin

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Borodin: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 - Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Gerard Schwarz (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 1 in E flat major
  2. Symphony No. 2 in B minor
  3. Symphony No. 3 in A minor (completed by Glazunov): 1. Moderato assai
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The symphonies of Alexander Borodin are compact and concise works, and unlike some other symphonies of the mid-19th century, they possess a clarity that reveals them as efficiently designed, logically developed, and almost Classical in their formal restraint. Indeed, they are close to Classical and early Romantic symphonies in their modest orchestration, moderate size of movements, and relatively short duration; all three can fit on one CD. Yet they also contain exotic elements that are quite characteristic of this member ...