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Skytrucker87
25th Mar 2002, 14:20
For classical music people - Is anyone familiar with Prinz Igor <img border="0" title="" alt="[Frown]" src="frown.gif" /> by Borodin? I am desperately trying to locate one chunk of music from that work and I can't remember the name....

tony draper
25th Mar 2002, 14:29
Ther yer go Mr Sky. .. .http://www.karadar.com/Dictionary/borodin.html#opere

henry crun
25th Mar 2002, 14:47
The Polovtsian Dances is probably the chunk you are looking for.

Notso Fantastic
25th Mar 2002, 18:00
Whatever you do, don't go and see Prince Igor because of that lovely Polovtsian Dance music. Went in Genoa on a nightstop a few years ago, performed by the Russian Opera. Jeez- I was unconscious during most of it. I have never been so bored in my life listening to 'extreme' baritones singing Roosian for hours. Tip for you- go out and buy 'Stranger in Paradise' music- I think the Polovtsian Dance music was raided for that!

Skytrucker87
25th Mar 2002, 19:31
Thanks people. I am aware that Stranger in Paradise is plagarised from the Polovstian Dances but the piece I am trying to identify is in 6/8 time and sounds like a three legged horse.... .. .BOOM chatchat BOOM chatchat etc.. and has something about "Praise him for his valour fearless KAAAAAAAAAHN ! " (Wish you could write misic in this forum!) I've tried listening to the samples on Amazon but still can't find it.. .. .Sorry - this isn't really JB stuff!

chapman1
25th Mar 2002, 20:14
Go to. .. .audiogalaxy.com. .. .I typed in borodin prinz igor and got this result:. .. .A. Borodin - Polowetzer Taenze - 3 minutes 46 seconds. . .. .Seems a bit short to me and is probably not what you are looking for but go the site anyway. You can find and download virtually anything.

pjm1
26th Mar 2002, 04:09
Skytrucker87,. .. .If you are looking for a CD of 'Polovtsian Dances', (about 11.5 mins) Prince Igor from Borodin, I can recommend Geoffrey Simon's conducting the Philharmonia orchestra & BBC Symphony Chorus, CALA records CD number-thingy CACD1029.. .. .It can be a little difficult finding a version with chorus - lots of cheap CD's instrumental only - if my experience in OZ is any guide. Took me two years, two crook CD's given as presents, and finally one quality record store before I was. .able to get a satisfactory recording.. .. . <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" /> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="cool.gif" /> . .. .Hope this helps you a little, . .. .Cheers, NTLBD

Moritz Suter
26th Mar 2002, 04:28
Can't help much with Borodin...always thought him common....but might I direct you toward Alexander Scriabin. I'm listening to his preludes and etudes right now, as a matter of fact....the Horowitz recording. Marvellous! Just perfect for Ppruning.