[bawr-uh-deen, bor-; Russian buh-ruh-dyeen]
- A·le·ksan·dr Por·fi·re·vich [al-ig-zan-der pawr-feer-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr puhr-fyee-ryi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər pɔrˈfɪər ə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr pʌrˈfyi ryɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1833–87, Russian composer and chemist.
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Rimsky-Korsakov was in the Imperial navy, and Borodin was a professor of chemistry.
Borodin took his work very seriously, as we might expect from a scientist.
Nor did he feel within himself Borodin's rich and vivid sense of the past.
Borodin's music is a reading of Russia's destiny in the book of her past.
Borodin the composer is after all only the composer of a few fragments.
- Aleksandr Porfirevich (alɪkˈsandr pərfiˈrjevitʃ). 1834–87, Russian composer, whose works include the unfinished opera Prince Igor, symphonies, songs, and chamber music
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