String Quartet No.1 (Borodin, Aleksandr)

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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, 1894. Plate 1001.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, n.d.[1890]. Plate 217.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, n.d.[1890]. Plate 217.
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: M.P. Belaieff, n.d.[1890]. Plate 217.
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Work Title String Quartet No.1
Alternative. Title On a Theme of Beethoven
Composer Borodin, Aleksandr
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAB 13
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Moderato - Allegro (A major)
  2. Andante con moto (F-sharp minor)
  3. Scherzo. Prestissimo (F major) - Trio. Moderato (A major)
  4. Andante - Allegro risoluto (A minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874-79
First Publication. 1884
Dedication Dedicated to Mme. Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1848-1919)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 35-45 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation 2 violins, viola, cello
Related Works Elements of Movements 1, 2 and 4 are based on the Finale of Beethoven's String Quartet No.13.
Discography All Music Guide