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Alfred Cortot - Encores

Alfred Cortot (piano)

There are wrong notes, some of the recordings are of poor quality, others remarkably good for the 1920s: what is amazing is the unfailing verve, poetry, warmth and spontaneity. Some of the playing... More…
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Contents

Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343

Work length3:30
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Chopin: Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major, Op. 36

Work length4:39
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

 Excerpt, Chopin: Études (12), Op. 25

Work length2:09
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Etude No. 13 in A flat major, Op. 25, No. 1, "Harp Study"

Track length2:09
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Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2

Work length3:03
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Work length4:07
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 (concluding section)

Track length4:07
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 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 49

Work length2:35
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

5 Lieder, Op. 49: No. 4. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (arr. A. Cortot for piano)

Track length2:35
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 Excerpt, Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 Nos. 1-19

Work length4:15
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  • Recorded: 21 March 1925
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 / R106: Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor

Track length4:15
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Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65

Work length6:34
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  • Recorded: 27 October 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

 Excerpt, Handel: Keyboard Suite, HWV 430 in E major 'The Harmonious Blacksmith'

Work length3:36
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  • Recorded: 27 October 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Keyboard Suite No. 5 in E major, HWV 430: IV. Air and Variations, "The Harmonius Blacksmith"

Track length3:36
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Albéniz: Cantos de España (5), Op. 232

Work length3:36
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  • Recorded: 27 October 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Chant d'Espagne, Op. 232: III. Sous le palmier

Track length3:36
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Weber: Invitation to the Dance, Op. 65

Work length6:31
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  • Recorded: 27-28 December 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Work length8:17
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  • Recorded: 27 December 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

Chopin: Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57

Work length4:21
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  • Recorded: 28 December 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

 Excerpt, Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 Nos. 1-19

Work length15:03
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  • Recorded: 27-28 December 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 / R106: Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor

Track length9:26
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19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 / R106: Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor

Track length5:37
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Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto, S.434 after Verdi's opera

Work length6:36
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  • Recorded: 27-28 December 1926
  • Recording Venue: Camden, New Jersey, USA