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Great Pianists - Cortot

78 rpm recordings - volume 4

Alfred Cortot (piano)

Cortot’s 1928 recording of the Second Sonata is one of the earliest studio recordings of the work. He takes dizzying tempos at various points: both the scherzo and the finale are rapid and threaten... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    March 2007
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Contents

Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 'Marche funèbre'

17:04
$4.00
$4.80
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 5 June, 11 December, 1928
  • Recording Venue: Queen's Small Hall, London

I. Grave: Allegro

4:48
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$1.20

II. Scherzo

4:21
$1.00
$1.20

III. Marche funebre

6:25
$1.00
$1.20

IV. Finale: Presto

1:30
$1.00
$1.20

Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58

23:21
$6.00
$7.20
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 6 July, 1993
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London

I. Allegro maestoso

8:31
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$2.40

II. Scherzo: Allegro vivace

2:32
$1.00
$1.20

III. Largo

7:07
$2.00
$2.40

IV. Finale: Presto non tanto

5:11
$1.00
$1.20

 Excerpt, Liszt: Chants Polonais after Chopin (6), S480

7:57
$3.00
$3.60
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 10 March, 1939
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London

No. 2. Fruhling (Wiosna, Spring)

2:29
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$1.20

No. 3. Das Ringlein (Pierscien, The Ring)

2:05
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$1.20

No. 5. Mein Freuden (Moja pieszczotka, My Joys)

3:23
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$1.20

Chopin: Andante spianato & Grande Polonaise, Op. 22

4:50
$1.00
$1.20
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 5 February, 1923
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey

Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22

4:50
$1.00
$1.20

Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 'Héroïque'

6:30
$1.00
$1.20
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 4-5 July, 1933
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London

Chopin: Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61 'Polonaise-fantaisie'

9:36
$2.00
$2.40
  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 15 October, 1947
  • Recording Venue: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London

Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, "Polonaise-fantasie"

9:36
$2.00
$2.40