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CORTOT, Alfred: Recordings (1929-1937)

Composer(s)
Artist(s) Cortot, Alfred, piano
Period(s) Baroque (1600-1750)Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Instrumental
Catalogue 8.111381
Label / Series Naxos Historical / Great Pianists
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.


Ranked among the most insightful of pianists for his exploration of the spiritual depths of the music he interpreted, Alfred Cortot was a multi-faceted musician with a wide-ranging repertoire. This album couples small treasures such as the four miniatures by Purcell and Bach’s transcription of a Vivaldi Concerto, with masterpieces by Mendelssohn and Franck, of whose music Cortot was one of the greatest exponents. In Cortot’s hands, even Saint-Saëns’s technically demanding Étude en forme de Valse poses no obstacles to his enviable lightness of touch.


  

Work/Track Title Time
CORTOT, Alfred: Recordings (1929-1937) 1:15:48   
  Suite in G major (arr. A.M. Henderson for piano)          
      I. Minuet 2:21       
      II. Sicilienne 1:01       
      III. Gavotte 1:09       
      IV. Air 1:20       
  Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV 596 (arr. of Vivaldi's Violin Concerto, RV 565) (arr. A. Cortot for piano)          
      I. Praeludium 2:57       
      II. Sicilienne 2:56       
      III. Toccata 4:04       
  Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. A. Cortot for piano) 3:05       
  Variations serieuses in D Minor, Op. 54 10:46       
  Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: No. 1 in E Major 3:32       
  Prelude, choral et fugue, M. 21          
      Prelude 4:44       
      Choral 5:50       
      Fugue 6:37       
  Prelude, aria et final, M. 23          
      Prelude 8:42       
      Aria 5:46       
      Final 6:26       
  6 Etudes, Op. 52: No. 6. En forme de Valse 4:32       
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