Alfred Cortot: Weber, Liszt and Schubert

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COMPOSERS: Alfred Cortot
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Weber, Liszt and Schubert
PERFORMER: Alfred Cortot (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 8.112012 ADD (1929-48)

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Cortot’s sweeping spontaneity is irresistible. The Weber is tremendous, and Liszt’s Sonata (recorded in 1929, not 1939 as per the track-listing) has a hugely impressive albeit rather breathless drive. Tim Parry