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

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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…

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78rpm recordings - volume 1

Alfred Cortot (piano)

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Yes, the technique at full stretch was getting slapdash. But with a Kinderszenen as poised and poetic as this, you forgive the 70-something master just about everything. More…

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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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78 rpm recordings - volume 5

Alfred Cortot (piano)

In glorious tone quality, drama, visionary intensity and sheer poetry, few pianists have ever surpassed Cortot. This CD is a treat, if you don't mind wrong notes, and includes two totally different... More…

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78rpm recordings - volume 3

Alfred Cortot (piano)

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78rpm recordings - volume 2

Alfred Cortot (piano)

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Selected works including Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 and more

Sergey Rachmaninov, Alfred Cortot, Winifred Christie, Ethel Bartlett, Rae Robertson, Olga Samaroff, George Copeland, Harriet Cohen, Alexander Kelberine, Walter Gieseking, Wilhelm Backhaus, Byron Janis, Artur Rubinstein (all piano)

This grand transcription may forever be associated with Vladimir Horowitz's 1965 historic return, yet his rival Arthur Rubinstein arguably played it better for one of his least discussed and... More…

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