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Alfred Cortot - The Late Recordings Vol 1 - 1947


Release Date: 07/30/2002 
Label:  Apr (Appian) Catalog #: 5571   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Robert SchumannFrédéric ChopinClaude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Several of the items [here] show the pianist in visionary form... The transfers are excellent... Definitely recommended for Cortot buffs." - Fanfare "Several of the items [here] show the pianist in visionary form... The transfers are excellent... Definitely recommended for Cortot buffs." - Fanfare Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Kinderszenen, Op. 15 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/09/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 16 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 10/09/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3. 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 
Date of Recording: 10/15/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an unpublished version. 
4. Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 10/10/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an unpublished version. 
5. 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: 10/10/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an unpublished version. 
6. Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
Date of Recording: 10/15/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an unpublished version. 
7. Children's Corner by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 10/10/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8. Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Alfred Cortot (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 10/14/1947 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 3, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 

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