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Alfred Cortot

Alfred Denis Cortot (also Cortôt, French-European spelling) (pronounced [core-TOE]) (26 September 1877 – 15 June 1962) was a French pianist, conductor, and teacher who was one of the most renowned classical musicians of the 20th century. He was especially valued for his poetic insight into Romantic piano works, particularly those of Chopin, Saint-Saëns and Schumann.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 26th, 1877 (Nyon), Died June 15th, 1962 (Lausanne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, conductor, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22499 10-in. 1/7/1919 Seguidilla Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-22500 10-in. 1/7/1919 Malagueña Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22501 12-in. 1/7/1919 Waltz etude Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-22501 12-in. 10/26/1926 Waltz etude Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22502 12-in. 1/7/1919 Berceuse, op. 57 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-22502 12-in. 10/26/1926 Berceuse Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22503 12-in. 1/7/1919 La campanella Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CE-22503 12-in. 3/21/1925 La campanella Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-22504 10-in. 1/8/1919 Tarantelle Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22505 12-in. 1/8/1919 Hungarian rhapsody no. 11 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22506 12-in. 1/8/1919 Caprice poetic Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22507 12-in. 1/8/1919 Funeral march Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-22508 10-in. 1/8/1919 La fille aux cheveux de lin (The maiden with flaxen hair) Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-22509 10-in. 1/9/1919 Etude in G flat major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22510 12-in. 1/9/1919 Scherzo valse Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22511 12-in. 1/9/1919 Sonata in B minor : Finale Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-22512 12-in. 1/11/1919 Litany Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CE-22512 12-in. 3/21/1925 Litany Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-22559 10-in. 1/27/1919 Melody polonaise Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-23703 12-in. 1/27/1920 Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-23703 12-in. 10/26/1926 Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-23704 12-in. 1/27/1920 Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-23704 12-in. 10/26/1926 Hungarian rhapsody no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-23705 12-in. 1/27/1920 The fountain Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-23706 12-in. 1/28/1920 Prelude in C sharp minor, op. 3, no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cortot, Alfred," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

Cortot, Alfred. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

"Cortot, Alfred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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