Robert Casadesus (French pianist/composer)

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Robert Casadesus (7 April 1899 – 19 September 1972) was a renowned 20th-century French pianist and composer. He was the most prominent member of a famous musical family, being the nephew of Henri Casadesus and Marius Casadesus, husband of Gaby Casadesus, and father of Jean Casadesus. The preferred pronunciation of his last name is "Kah-zah-deh-su" with a silent final "s."

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 CBS Great Performances, Volume 96: Piano Concertos nos. 21 & 24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Robert Casadesus, George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra 1
1989 Preludes, Book I and II Debussy; Robert Casadesus 1
1991 Piano works Chabrier; Robert Casadesus, Gaby Casadesus, Jean Casadesus 1
1995 Piano Concertos No. 21 "Elvira Madigan" and No. 26 "Coronation" Mozart; The Cleveland Orchestra, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, George Szell, Robert Casadesus 2
1998 Robert Casadesus plays Claude Debussy: Works for Piano Solo Claude Debussy; Robert Casadesus 1
Complete Piano Music of Maurice Ravel Robert Casadesus 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1974 Violin Sonatas: No.3 / No. 4 / No.5 Ludwig van Beethoven; Zino Francescatti, Robert Casadesus 1
Instrumental Music: The Three Late Sonatas / Dances for Harp / Saxophone Rhapsody Debussy; Thibaud, Cortot, Moyse, Laskine, Maréchal, Casadesus 1
Piano Concerto no. 21 / Sinfonia Concertante K. 364 / Horn Concerto no. 3 Mozart; Robert Casadesus, Dale Clevenger, George Szell 1

Other + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 16: Robert Casadesus Robert Casadesus 1

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Two Pianos & Piano Four Hands Debussy, Fauré, Casadesus, Satie; Robert Casadesus, Gaby Casadesus 1

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