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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 26-50 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-23707 12-in. 1/28/1920 Paraphrase de concert Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-23708 12-in. 1/29/1920 Etude no. 11, op. 25 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-23953 10-in. 4/22/1920 Etude in G flat, op. 10, no. 5 (Black keys) Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-23954 10-in. 4/22/1920 Etude in F minor op. 25 no. 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27341 10-in. 12/27/1922 Minuet Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27342 10-in. 12/27/1922 Spring song Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27343 12-in. 12/27/1922 Rondo capriccioso : Presto Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27344 10-in. 12/27/1922 At the spring Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27345 10-in. 12/27/1922 Bourrée Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27346 12-in. 12/27/1922 Impromptu in A flat Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27347 12-in. 12/27/1922 Harmonious blacksmith Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-27347 12-in. 4/6/1925 Harmonious blacksmith Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27348 10-in. 12/27/1922 Gavotte Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27349 10-in. 12/27/1922 Golliwog's cake-walk Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27350 10-in. 12/27/1922 Serenade of a doll Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27351 12-in. 12/27/1922 Etude in A minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27352 12-in. 12/27/1922 Invitation to the waltz Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-27352 12-in. 10/26/1926 Afferderung zum Tanz Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27353 10-in. 12/27/1922 Chant polonais Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27354 10-in. 12/27/1922 Pathetic study Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27358 10-in. 12/28/1922 Romance sans paroles Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27359 10-in. 12/28/1922 Etude in F major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27360 12-in. 12/28/1922 Triana Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27361 10-in. 12/28/1922 Scherzo Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27362 10-in. 12/28/1922 Waltz in G-flat major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cortot, Alfred," accessed January 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

Cortot, Alfred. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

"Cortot, Alfred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 January 2021.

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