Alfred Cortot

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COMPOSERS: Bach/Cortot,Franck,Mendelssohn,Purcell,Saint-Saens
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Works by Purcell, Bach/Cortot, Mendelssohn, Franck, Saint-Saëns
PERFORMER: Alfred Cortot (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: 8.111381

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Here are some examples of what makes Cortot special. The highlights include an intense and powerful Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses and a magnificently atmospheric Franck Prélude, Chorale and Fugue. The combination of poetic inwardness and virtuoso exuberance is magical. Tim Parry