1 CD / Opus KURA / 2009-04-14Works: César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano in A major, M 8; Ernest Chausson: Concert for Piano, Violin and String Quartet in D major, Op. 21
Performers: Cortot, Alfred; Thibaud, Jacques
Combining these two classic recordings is a tribute to Jacques Thibaud, who died 55 years ago on September 1 and also to Eugene Ysaye, the...continue...
1 CD / Opus KURA / 2008-10-14Works: Robert Schumann: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54; Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Performers: Cortot, Alfred
Conductors: Ronald, Landon, Sir
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Schumann was Cortot's favorite composer. Cortot could express Schumann's complex temperament more naturally than other pianists. The concerto on this recording is the second he...continue...
1 CD / Opus KURA / 2007-10-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 9 in A major, Op. 47 "Kreutzer"; Franz Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821; Max Reger: Suites (3) for Cello solo, Op. 131
Performers: Cortot, Alfred; Feuermann, Emanuel; Moore, Gerald [Piano]; Thibaud, Jacques
The 1936 photo of Jacques Thibaut and Emanuel Feuermann, taken in Tokyo and featured on the CD book, was the inspiration for this disc. Both...continue...