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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 51-75 of 108 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27365 10-in. 12/30/1922 Serenade Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-27366 12-in. 1/2/1923 Polonaise Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27367 10-in. 1/2/1923 Etude in A flat major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-27585 10-in. 3/1/1923 Dream of love Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-31687 10-in. 1/20/1925 Dolly : Berceuse Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-31688 10-in. 1/20/1925 Minuetto Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-31689 12-in. 1/20/1925 Impromptu in F sharp major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CE-31689 12-in. 3/21/1925 Impromptu in F sharp major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-31690 10-in. 1/20/1925 Valse in C sharp minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BE-31690 10-in. 3/21/1925 Waltz in C sharp minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor C-31690 12-in. 1/20/1925 Valse in C sharp minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-32135 10-in. 4/6/1925 Dance rituelle du feu Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32136 12-in. 4/6/1925 Moonlight sonata [Part 1] Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32137 12-in. 4/6/1925 Moonlight sonata [Part 2] Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32138 12-in. 4/6/1925 Moonlight sonata [Part 3] Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32139 12-in. 4/6/1925 Moonlight sonata [Part 4] Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32140 12-in. 4/6/1925 Ondine Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-32141 10-in. 4/6/1925 Ballade in F major, part 1 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-32146 10-in. 4/6/1925 Ballade in F major, part 2 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BE-32171 10-in. 3/21/1925 Etude in A flat major Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32172 12-in. 3/21/1925 Ballade in G minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-32173 12-in. 3/21/1925 Ballade in G minor Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BE-32174 10-in. 3/21/1925 Cradle song Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CE-32175 12-in. 3/21/1925 Hungarian rhapsody, no. 11 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36566 10-in. 10/27/1926 Invitation to the waltz Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-75 of 108 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cortot, Alfred," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

Cortot, Alfred. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102507.

"Cortot, Alfred." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.

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