Nocturne from String Quartet No. 2 in D Major (String Orchestra)

Composer
Alexander Borodin
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In a concert of Russian music with the Imperial Valley Symphony in 1999, I wanted to use Borodin's famous Nocturne from the String Quartet No. 2 in D Major. I added a bass part to the existing upper strings.


Score ID
19218
Composer
Alexander Borodin
Year of composition
1856
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
7 minutes
Instrumentation
String orchestra
Genre
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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