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Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46, Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46: I. Morning Mood
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Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
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String Quintet in E Major, Op. 11 No. 5, G. 275, String Quintet in E Major, Op. 11, No. 5, G. 275: III. Minuetto
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Pavane pour une infante défunte (version for orchestra), Pavane pour une infante defunte (version for orchestra)
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Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K. 525, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik": II. Romanze

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Alexander Borodin

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A Russian composer in many forms, including opera (Prince Igor, 1887). Borodin was one of "The Mighty Five" Russians who wrote nationalist music. The illegitimate son of a prince and a civil servant, he became an important research chemist and physical scientist. He wrote music of great originality and beauty -- bold orchestral tone poems on exotic lands and subjects, as well as Russian nationalist works influenced by folk melodies and featuring astonishing harmonic and rhythmic... Read more

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