Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude, Choral et Fugue - Prelude
César Franck 4:40
2 Prelude, Choral et Fugue - Choral
César Franck 5:46
3 Prelude, Choral et Fugue - Fugue
César Franck 6:46
4 Prelude, Aria et Final - Prelude
César Franck 8:40
5 Prelude, Aria et Final - Aria
César Franck 5:52
6 Prelude, Aria et Final - Final
César Franck 6:38
7 Variations Symphoniques - Alfred Cortot
César Franck 14:27
8 Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44: Ia. Allegro moderato
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:06
9 Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44: Ib. Andante
Camille Saint‐Saëns 7:42
10 Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44: II. Allegro vivace - Antante - Allegro
Camille Saint‐Saëns 13:09
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Preludes, Op. 28 No.1 in C
Frédéric Chopin 0:40
2 Preludes, Op. 28 No.2 in A minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:17
3 Preludes, Op. 28 No.3 in G
Frédéric Chopin 0:59
4 Preludes, Op. 28 No.4 in E minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:49
5 Preludes, Op. 28 No.5 in D
Frédéric Chopin 0:37
6 Preludes, Op. 28 No.6 in B minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:51
7 Preludes, Op. 28 No.7 in A
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
8 Preludes, Op. 28 No.8 in F sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:41
9 Preludes, Op. 28 No.9 in E
Frédéric Chopin 1:14
10 Preludes, Op. 28 No.10 in C sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 0:31
11 Preludes, Op. 28 No.11 in B
Frédéric Chopin 0:31
12 Preludes, Op. 28 No.12 in G sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:07
13 Preludes, Op. 28 No.13 in F sharp
Frédéric Chopin 2:33
14 Preludes, Op. 28 No.14 in E flat minor
Frédéric Chopin 0:32
15 Preludes, Op. 28 No.15 in D flat Raindrop
Frédéric Chopin 4:45
16 Preludes, Op. 28 No.16 in B flat minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:02
17 Preludes, Op. 28 No.17 in A flat
Frédéric Chopin 2:38
18 Preludes, Op. 28 No.18 in F minor
Frédéric Chopin 0:47
19 Preludes, Op. 28 No.19 in E flat
Frédéric Chopin 1:16
20 Preludes, Op. 28 No.20 in C minor
Frédéric Chopin 1:25
21 Preludes, Op. 28 No.21 in B flat
Frédéric Chopin 1:38
22 Preludes, Op. 28 No.22 in G minor
Frédéric Chopin 0:46
23 Preludes, Op. 28 No.23 in F
Frédéric Chopin 0:42
24 Preludes, Op. 28 No.24 in D minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:36
25 Sonatine, Modere
Maurice Ravel 4:07
26 Sonatine, Mouvement de menuet
Maurice Ravel 2:44
27 Sonatine, Anime
Maurice Ravel 3:38
28 Preludes, Book 1, Danseuses de Delphes
Claude Debussy 2:46
29 Preludes (book 1). Voiles
Claude Debussy 2:46
30 Preludes, Book 1, Le vent dans la plaine
Claude Debussy 2:01
31 Preludes, Book 1, Les sons et les parfums tournent dans lair du soir
Claude Debussy 2:35
32 Preludes, Book 1, Les collines d'Anacapri
Claude Debussy 2:47
33 Preludes, Book 1, Des pas sur la neige
Claude Debussy 3:00
34 Preludes, Book 1, Ce qu'a vu le vent d'Ouest
Claude Debussy 3:14
35 Preludes, Book 1, La fille au cheveux de lin
Claude Debussy 1:48
36 Preludes, Book 1, La serenade interrompue
Claude Debussy 2:12
37 Preludes, Book 1, La cathedrale engloutie
Claude Debussy 4:32
38 Preludes, Book 1, La danse de Puck
Claude Debussy 2:23
39 Preludes, Book 1, Minstrels
Claude Debussy 1:55

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Alfred Cortot (1929-03-06 – 1929-03-19) (tracks 1–3)
Alfred Cortot (1932-03-08) (tracks 4–6)
Alfred Cortot (1934-03-13) (track 7)
Alfred Cortot (1935-07-09) (tracks 8–10)
composer:
Camille Saint‐Saëns (tracks 8–10)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1884) (tracks 1–3)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1885) (track 7)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1886 – 1887) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Sir Landon Ronald (1934-03-13) (track 7)
Charles Munch (conductor and violinist) (1935-07-09) (track 10)
dedicated to:
Louis Diémer (track 7)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (1934-03-13) (track 7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1886-05-01) (track 7)
publisher:
Enoch & Cie. (1893) (track 7)
part of:
Franck Werke Verzeichnis (number: 46) (track 7)
part of:
Prélude, choral et fugue (tracks 1–3)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Prélude, choral et fugue: I. Prélude (1929-03-06 – 1929-03-19) (track 1)
Prélude, choral et fugue: II. Choral (1929-03-06 – 1929-03-19) (track 2)
Prélude, choral et fugue: III. Fugue (1929-03-06 – 1929-03-19) (track 3)
Prélude, aria et final: I. Prélude (1932-03-08) (track 4)
Prélude, aria et final: II. Aria (1932-03-08) (track 5)
Prélude, aria et final: III. Final (1932-03-08) (track 6)

CD 2

piano:
Alfred Cortot (1930-06-02) (tracks 36–38)
Alfred Cortot (1931-05-03) (track 39)
Alfred Cortot (1931-05-11) (tracks 25–27)
Alfred Cortot (1931-05-12) (tracks 28–34)
Alfred Cortot (1931-07-02) (track 35)
Alfred Cortot (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (tracks 1–24)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–24)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 13–18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 1)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1903 – 1905) (tracks 25–27)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (tracks 28–39)
premiered at:
[concert] (1910-06-02) (track 35)
[concert] (1911-01-16) (tracks 30–31)
[concert] (1911-01-14) (tracks 32, 36)
[concert] (1911-02-10) (track 39)
[concert] (1910-07-26) (track 34)
[concert] (1910-05-25) (tracks 28–29, 37–38)
[concert] (track 33)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 3 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (tracks 1–24)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
Des pas sur la neige (choral arrangement by Gottwald) (track 33)
La Cathédrale engloutie (for organ, Roques) (track 37)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (for violin and piano, arr. Hartmann) (track 35)
Minstrels (for cello and piano, arr. Bergmann) (track 39)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 15)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 20 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 20)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 6 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 6)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 7 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 7)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 15)
Prélude in E major, S. 662 no. 2 (for organ, Liszt) (track 9)
Prélude in E minor, S. 662 no. 1 (for organ, Liszt) (track 4)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Prélude no. 7 in A major, op. 28 (for piano and cello, arr. Franchomme) (track 7)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: X. La cathédrale engloutie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 37)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: XII. Minstrels (catch-all for arrangements) (track 39)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117: XII. Minstrels. Modéré (for violin and piano, Debussy) (track 39)
Sonatine pour piano: I. Modéré (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 25)
Sonatine pour piano: II. Mouvement de menuet (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 26)
Sonatine pour piano: III. Anime (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 27)
Sonatine: I. Modéré (catch-all for arrangements) (track 25)
Sonatine: II. Mouvement de menuet (catch-all for arrangements) (track 26)
Sonatine: III. Animé (catch-all for arrangements) (track 27)
is the basis for:
Carry (track 35)
Coda (Diablo II) (track 20)
Could It Be Magic (track 20)
Preludium A Nr. 7 (track 7)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 15)
Chopin w Persji (track 4)
Jane B. (track 4)
Prelude (track 4)
orchestrations:
La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Stokowski) (track 37)
La cathédrale engloutie (orch. Sir Henry Wood) (track 37)
Prelude in E minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 4)
Prélude in A major, op. 28 no. 7: Andantino (catch-all for orchestral arrangements) (track 7)
Prélude no. 24 in D minor, op. 28 (orch. Stokowski) (track 24)
Préludes, Book 1: Danseuses de Delphes (orch. Matthews) (track 28)
Préludes, Book 1: Des pas sur la neige (orch. Matthews) (track 33)
Préludes, Book 1: I. Danseuses de Delphes (orch. Breiner) (track 28)
Préludes, Book 1: II. Voiles (orch. Breiner) (track 29)
Préludes, Book 1: La Cathédrale engloutie (orch. Matthews) (track 37)
Préludes, Book 1: La Danse de Puck (orch. Matthews) (track 38)
Préludes, Book 1: La Sérénade interrompue (orch. Matthews) (track 36)
Préludes, Book 1: Le Vent dans la plaine (orch. Matthews) (track 30)
Préludes, Book 1: Les Collines d’Anacapri (orch. Matthews) (track 32)
Préludes, Book 1: Minstrels (orch. Matthews) (track 39)
Préludes, Book 1: VI. Des pas sur la neige (orch. Breiner) (track 33)
Préludes, Book 1: Voiles (orch. Matthews) (track 29)
Préludes, Book 1: XI. La danse de Puck (orch. Breiner) (track 38)
Préludes, Book 1: XII. Minstrels (orch. Breiner) (track 39)
part of:
Sonatine (movement) (tracks 25–27)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (tracks 28–39)
recording of:
Sonatine: I. Modéré (1931-05-11) (track 25)
Sonatine: II. Mouvement de menuet (for piano) (1931-05-11) (track 26)
Sonatine: III. Animé (1931-05-11) (track 27)
Prélude no. 1 in C major, op. 28: Agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 1)
Prélude no. 10 in C-sharp minor, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 10)
Prélude no. 11 in B major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 11)
Prélude no. 12 in G-sharp minor, op. 28: Presto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 12)
Prélude no. 13 in F-sharp major, op. 28: Lento (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 13)
Prélude no. 14 in E-flat minor, op. 28: Allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 14)
Prélude no. 15 in D-flat major, op. 28: Sostenuto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 15)
Prélude no. 16 in B-flat minor, op. 28: Presto con fuoco (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 16)
Prélude no. 17 in A-flat major, op. 28: Allegretto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 17)
Prélude no. 18 in F minor, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 18)
Prélude no. 19 in E-flat major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 19)
Prélude no. 2 in A minor, op. 28: Lento (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 2)
Prélude no. 20 in C minor, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 20)
Prélude no. 21 in B-flat major, op. 28: Cantabile (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 21)
Prélude no. 22 in G minor, op. 28: Molto agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 22)
Prélude no. 23 in F major, op. 28: Moderato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 23)
Prélude no. 24 in D minor, op. 28: Allegro appassionato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 24)
Prélude no. 3 in G major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 3)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 4)
Prélude no. 5 in D major, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 5)
Prélude no. 6 in B minor, op. 28: Lento assai (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 6)
Prélude no. 7 in A major, op. 28: Andantino (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 7)
Prélude no. 8 in F-sharp minor, op. 28: Molto agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 8)
Prélude no. 9 in E major, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 9)

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 21)
ASIN: US: B00001IVP5 [info]