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Chopin: Preludes, Impromptu, Etc / Alfred Cortot


Release Date: 10/03/2006 
Label:  Emi Great Recordings Of The Century Catalog #: 61542   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
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 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
2.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1949 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
4.
Impromptu for Piano no 2 in F sharp major, B 129/Op. 36 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
6.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1949 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/05/1933 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 43 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: London, England (1933 - 1934) 

Sound Samples

Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 1 in C major (Agitato)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 2 in A minor (Lento)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 3 in G major (Vivace)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 4 in E minor (Largo)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 5 in D major (Allegro molto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 6 in B minor (Lento assai)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 7 in A major (Andantino)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 8 in F sharp minor (Molto agitato)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 9 in E major (Largo)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 10 in C sharp minor (Allegro molto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 11 in B major (Vivace)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 12 in G sharp minor (Presto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 13 in F sharp major (Lento)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 14 in E flat minor (Allegro)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 15 in D flat major (Sostenuto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 16 in B flat minor (Presto con fuoco)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 17 in A flat major (Allegretto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 18 in F minor (Allegro molto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 19 in E flat major (Vivace)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 20 in C minor (Largo)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 21 in B flat major (Cantabile)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 22 in G minor (Molto agitato)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 23 in F major (Moderato)
Preludes Op. 28 (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 24 in D minor (Allegro appassionato)
Prelude in C sharp minor Op. 45 (2006 Digital Remaster)
Berceuse in D flat Op. 57 (2006 Digital Remaster)
Impromptus (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 1 in A flat Op. 29
Impromptus (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 2 in F sharp Op. 36
Impromptus (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 3 in G flat Op. 51
Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor Op. 66 (2006 Digital Remaster)
Barcarolle in F sharp major Op. 60 (2006 Digital Remaster)

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