1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2011-07-26Works: Various: Work(s)
Performers: Arrau, Claudio; Backhaus, Wilhelm; Cortot, Alfred; Cziffra, Gyorgy; Fischer, Annie; Fischer, Edwin; Gilels, Emil; Gould, Glenn; Hess, Myra; Hofmann, Josef; Horowitz, Vladimir; Michelangeli, Arturo Be...
From Ignaz Jan Paderewski in 1936 to Claudio Arrau in 1970, The Art of Piano features some of the most fascinating material, historically and musically,...continue...
Run Time: 107 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Japanese
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...
1 CD / Audite / 2007-05-30Works: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64; Robert Schumann: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54
Performers: Cortot, Alfred
Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ferenc Fricsay (1914-1963), one of the greatest Hungarian conductors of his time, directed what is now the DSO (German Symphony Orchestra) Berlin for 13 years....continue...
1 DVD Video / Decca / 2003-04-08Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"; Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"; Franz Liszt: ...
Performers: Arrau, Claudio; Brailowsky, Alexander; Cliburn, Van; Cortot, Alfred; Gould, Glenn; Hess, Myra; Hofmann, Josef; Horowitz, Vladimir; Paderewski, Ignace Jan; Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]; Serkin, Rudolf
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
In this fascinating 80-minute film, American piano expert David Dubal presents a definitive survey of the great virtuosi of the early and mid 20th century...continue...
Run Time: 80 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: USA
3 CD / Cascavelle / 2002-09-03Works: Maurice Ravel: Miroirs; La valse; Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major; Berceuse sur le nom de Fauré; Tzigane; Boléro; Menuet antique; Concerto for Piano left hand; Concerto for Piano...
Performers: Cortot, Alfred; Shumsky, Oscar
Conductors: Koussevitzky, Serge
3 CD / Cascavelle / 2002-09-03Works: Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte; Jeux d'eau; Quartet for Strings in F major; Shéhérazade, poems (3) for soprano (or tenor) & orchestra (or piano); Sonatine for Pia...
Performers: Casadesus, Robert; Cortot, Alfred; Gieseking, Walter
Conductors: Ansermet, Ernest; Stokowski, Leopold