William Dart travels around the music of the Russian composer, Alexander Borodin.
Borodin was a part-time composer whose day job was as a doctor and chemist.
His output was not large but he had a great gift for melody.
Liszt/Borodin orch Janssen: Prelude and Polka from Paraphrases (Variations on Tati-tati (Chopsticks)) Columbia ex iTunes
Borodin orch Stokowski: Requiem Cala CACD 1011
Borodin: Symphony No 2 in B minor Brilliant Classics 93348
Glinka: Kamarinskaya Decca 443 845
Borodin: Piano quintet in C minor Praga PRD 250139
Borodin: Polovtsian Dance, from Prince Igor Sony S3K 44878
Borodin: Aria of Prince Igor, from Prince Igor Ibid
Borodin: String Quartet No 2 in D Decca 476 2802
Borodin: The False Note Delos DE3277
Borodin: Little Suite Chandos CHAN 10676
Ravel: À la manière de Borodin Hyperion CDA 67731