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 Offer Alfred Cortot: 1929-1937 Recordings

Alfred Cortot (piano)

Here are some examples of what makes Cortot special...The combination of poetic inwardness and virtuoso exuberance is magical. More…

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Contents:

Purcell: Suite in G major (arr. A.M. Henderson)

5:47
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 26 October 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

I. Minuet

2:18

II. Sicilienne

1:00

III. Gavotte

1:09

IV. Air

1:20

Bach, J S: Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596 (arr. of Vivaldi's Violin Concerto, RV 565) (arr. A. Cortot)

9:49
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 18 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

I. Praeludium

2:51

II. Sicilienne

2:55

III. Toccata

4:03

Bach, J S: Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. A. Cortot)

3:00
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 18 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. A. Cortot for piano)

3:00

Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses in D minor Op. 54

10:41
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

 Excerpt  Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 1 (6), Op. 19b

3:27
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: No. 1 in E major

3:27

Franck, C: Prélude, Choral et Fugue, M21

17:05
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 6 and 19 March 1929
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen's Hall, London, UK

Prelude

4:39

Choral

5:49

Fugue

6:37

Franck, C: Prelude, Aria et Final M23 (1886 / 7)

20:47
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 8 March 1932
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

Prelude

8:36

Aria

5:46

Final

6:25

Saint-Saëns: Six Études Op. 52

4:26
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 May 1931
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen's Hall, London, UK

6 Etudes, Op. 52: No. 6. En forme de Valse

4:26