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Piano Trio in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke": Scherzo (Allegro) & Trio
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Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, D. 898: IV. Rondo (Allegro vivace - Presto)
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No. 2 in C sharp minor from 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies S244 [1997 Remastered Version]
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Barcarolle in F sharp Op. 60 [1988 Remastered Version]
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Impromptus (2006 Digital Remaster): No. 1 in A flat Op. 29

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Alfred Denis Cortot was born in Nyon, Switzerland on September 26, 1877. His father was French and his mother Swiss. He studied at the Paris Conservatory with Decambes and others, winning first prize in piano in 1896. He made his debut the same year in Beethoven's third piano concerto. Soon he became widely acclaimed as a performer of Beethoven concertos, appearing as a soloist in two prominent Parisian concert series. In 1898 he went to Bayreuth to study Wagner's music and was ... Read more

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