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Borodin: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 2 / Lane, Goldner String Quartet


Release Date: 03/03/2017 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 68166  
Composer:  Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Piers LaneJulian Smiles
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Goldner String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Russia in the nineteenth century had little need for chamber music—no Parisian-style competitive quartetting here. But out of this very isolation came a small, but nonetheless mighty, handful of works: those by Borodin are among the finest. Piers Lane and the Goldner String Quartet revel in what they find. Russia in the nineteenth century had little need for chamber music—no Parisian-style competitive quartetting here. But out of this very isolation came a small, but nonetheless mighty, handful of works: those by Borodin are among the finest. Piers Lane and the Goldner String Quartet revel in what they find. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in C minor by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Goldner String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; Russia 
2.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in B minor by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Piers Lane (Piano), Julian Smiles (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
3.
Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major by Alexander Borodin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Goldner String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 

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