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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 76-94 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36567 10-in. 10/27/1926 Invitation to the waltz Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36568 10-in. 10/27/1926 Sous le palmier Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36569 10-in. 10/27/1926 Hungarian rhapsody no. 11 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36570 10-in. 10/27/1926 Hungarian rhapsody no. 11 Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-37288 12-in. 12/27/1926 Paraphrase de concert Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-37289 12-in. 12/27/1926 Paraphrase de concert Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-[Unnumbered 1923-02-26-01] 10-in. 2/26/1923 Dream of love Alfred Cortot Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone 1358F[o] 10-in. 12/29/1902 Air de Chimehe Félia Litvinne Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone 1360F[o] 10-in. 12/29/1902 Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix Félia Litvinne Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone 1362F[o] 10-in. 12/29/1902 La nuit Félia Litvinne Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone 1364F[o] 10-in. 12/29/1902 Ho-jo-to-ho Félia Litvinne Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1385 12-in. 6/20/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1386 12-in. 6/20/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1387 12-in. 6/20/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1389 12-in. 6/21/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1390 12-in. 6/21/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1391 12-in. 6/21/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1392 12-in. 6/21/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
Gramophone CR1393 12-in. 6/21/1927 Trio in D minor Pablo Casals ; Alfred Cortot ; Jacques Thibaud Piano trio instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-94 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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