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Borodin, Alexander Porfirevich Alexander Porfirevich Borodin
Russia Russia
(1833 - 1887)
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Borodin, Alexander Porfirevich: "Au Couvent" from the "Petite Suite" for String Quartet

"Au Couvent" from the "Petite Suite" for String Quartet
Alexander Porfirevich Borodin




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Composer :Alexander Porfirevich BorodinBorodin, Alexander Porfirevich (1833 - 1887)
Instrumentation :

String Quartet

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Style :

Classical

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Publisher :
Alexander Porfirevich BorodinMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Date :1870
Copyright :Public Domain
Aleksandr Borodin wrote little enough -- an opera, a couple of symphonies, a tone poem for orchestra, a couple of string quartets, a string quintet for chamber musicians, and a handful of songs for voice and piano -- and next to nothing of any substance for the piano alone. The largest of his piano works is the Petite Suite, seven brief movements composed over a period of five years, dedicated to the Countess Louise de Merci d'Argenteau and published in 1885. Following Borodin's death in 1887, Glazunov edited and orchestrated a number of his works, including the Petite Suite. In Borodin's autograph, the score bears the dedication "Petit poeme d'amour d'une jeune fille" (Little poems on the love of a young girl). Each movement of the work also has a brief explanation following it. The austerely liturgical first "Au couvent" (At the Convent), "The Church's vows foster thoughts only of God"; the shyly charming second Intermezzo, "Dreaming of Society Life"; the grandly joyous "Mazurka I," "Thinking only of dancing"; the lyrically romantic "Mazurka II," "Thinking both of the dance and the dancer"; the voluptuously lyrical "Reverie" (Dreams), "Thinking only of the dance"; the sensually chaste Serenade, "Dreaming of love"; and the closing romantic Nocturne, "Lulled by the happieness of being in love." Clearly, Borodin had a specific program for the whole work, a work that is part dance, part dream, and all love.

Source: AllMusic (https://www.allmusic.com/composition/petite-suite-for- piano-mc0002375472).

Although written for Piano, I created this Interpretation of the "Au Couvent" (To the Convent) from the "Petite Suite" for String Quartet (2 Violins, Viola & Cello).
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Sheet central :Petite Suite (8 sheet music)
Added by magataganm the 2017-10-29


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This sheet music is part of the collection of magataganm :
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