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Borodin, Alexander Porfir’yevich (opera)locked

  • Richard Taruskin

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(b St Petersburg, 31 Oct/Nov 12, 1833; d St Petersburg, 15/Feb 27, 1887). Russian composer, by profession a chemist . His operatic reputation is entirely posthumous: during his lifetime a single (insignificant) stage work that was partly his achieved a solitary (disastrous) performance in the (unidentified) composer’s absence....

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Russkaya muzïkal 'naya gazeta
Monthly Musical Record
St Petersburg, Gosudarstvennïy Akademichesky Mariinsky Teatr, Tsentral′naya Muzïkal′naya Biblioteka
Music Review
Moscow, Gosudarstvennïy Tsentral′nïy Muzey Musïkal′noy Kul′turï imeni M.I. Glinki
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