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Grand Piano - Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven, Et Al / Cortot


Release Date: 04/21/1998 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 8814   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztFrédéric ChopinLudwig van BeethovenCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Alfred Cortot
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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The performances on this recording are from Duo-Art piano rolls released between April 1919 and May 1930. The performances on this recording are from Duo-Art piano rolls released between April 1919 and May 1930. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 2 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Hungary 
2.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Impromptu for Piano no 3 in G flat major, b 149/Op. 51 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
4.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
5.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 8 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
6.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 11 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 12 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
10.
Années de pèlerinage, première année, S 160 "Suisse": no 4, Au bord d'une source by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1854; Weimar, Germany 
11.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 11 in A minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Weimar, Germany 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Etudes (6) for Piano, Op. 52: no 6, En forme de Valse by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
14.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8: no 12 in D sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
15.
Pièces pittoresques (10) for Piano: no 6, Idylle by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1881; France 

Sound Samples

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat major, Op.22
Impromptu in G flat major, Op. 51, No. 3
Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 55, No. 2
Étude in D flat major, Op. 25, No. 8
Étude in G flat major, Op. 25, No. 9, Butterfly
Étude in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 55, Black Key
Étude in A minor, Op. 25, No. 11, Winter Wind
Étude in C minor, Op. 25, No. 12
Au bord d'une source, No. 4 from Années de pèlerinage, première année, Suisse
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: Vivace ma non troppo; Adagio espressivo
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: Prestissimo
Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: Gesangvoll mit innigster Empfindung
Étude en forme de valse, Op. 52, No. 6
Idylle, No. 6 from Pièces Pittoresques
Étude in D sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 12, Patetico

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