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Alfred Cortot - HMV Recordings 1931-1948

Alfred Cortot (piano)

Cortot's sweeping spontaneity is irresistible. The Weber is tremendous, and Liszt's Sonata (recorded in 1929, not 1939 as per the track-listing) has a hugely impressive albeit rather breathless... More…

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Contents

Weber: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A flat major, Op. 39

Work length23:16
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 10 March 1939
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

I. Allegro moderato, con spirito ed assai legato

Track length9:04
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II. Andante

Track length5:49
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III. Menuetto capriccioso: Presto assai - Trio

Track length3:06
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IV. Rondo: Moderato e molto grazioso

Track length5:17
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Schubert: Ländler (12) D790

Work length8:56
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S178

Work length25:20
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 March 1939
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen’s Hall, London, UK

Lento assai - Allegro energico - Grandioso

Track length10:52
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Andante sostenuto

Track length5:49
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Allegro energico - Andante sostenuto - Lento assai

Track length8:39
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 Excerpt, Liszt: Legendes (2) for piano, S. 175

Work length7:32
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

2 Legendes, S175 / R17: No. 2. St. Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots

Track length7:32
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 Excerpt, Liszt: Three Concert Studies, S144 / R5: Un lamento; La leggierezza; Un sospiro

Work length4:25
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 May 1931
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen’s Hall, London, UK

3 Etudes de concert, S144 / R5: No. 2 in F minor, "La leggierezza"

Track length4:25
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Schubert: Litanei auf das Fest Allerseelen, D343

Work length3:38
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 May 1937
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

 Excerpt, Brahms: Lieder (5), Op. 49

Work length2:37
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  • Alfred Cortot (piano)
  • Recorded: 20 April 1948
  • Recording Venue: EMI Studio No. 3, Abbey Road, London, UK

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

Track length2:37
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