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Cortot

(French kɔrto)
n
(Biography) Alfred (alfrɛd). 1877–1962, French pianist, born in Switzerland
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Asfour, who studied musicology at the Sorbonne and piano at the Ecole Normale Alfred Cortot conservatory in Paris and the Trinity College of Music in London, has worked with a number of renowned musicians including Pacal Roge, Mohammad Othman Sidiq and Billy Eidi.
Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri (France and Italy) - a famed international piano pedagogue, Maestro Delle-Vigne Fabbri has been teaching at the prestigious Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris "Alfred Cortot" in France for over 40 years, and was appointed professor extraordinaire at the Chapelle Musicale "Reine Elisabeth" in Belgium and honorary professor at the Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida.
The manuscript of the 1745 version was acquired by the pianist Alfred Cortot (1877-1962), and then held by Albi Rosenthal until he sold it to UC Berkeley's Vincent Duckles in 1976.
Our expectations for musical performance have also risen as noted in this discussion about Alfred Cortot. They write:
Performances and interviews with Arthur Rubinstein, Alfred Cortot, and other early luminaries of the twentieth-century piano world, merge with footage of Ivo Pogorelich, Krystian Zimmerman and others at the start of careers that were launched at the International Chopin Competition.
She comes with an amazing pedigree, having studied under such legendary teachers as the formidable Nadia Boulanger (who taught everyone from Igor Stravinsky downwards), Alfred Cortot (unsurpassable in Schumann and Chopin), and Wilhelm Kempff, such an aristocrat of the keyboard.
As the story develops, Bennett learns that Miss Shepherd is really Margaret Fairchild, a former gifted pupil of the pianist Alfred Cortot.
En 2012, Maha Fakhour se met a s'affirmer en piano a l'ecole de musique Salmon avec Mme Nicole Boyer a Casablanca, integre l'ecole normale de musique de Paris Alfred Cortot en 2013 et obtient son diplome de 4e division professionnelle a l'unanimite du Jury en 2014.
Kapral studied with Janacek at the Organ School from 1908 to 1910 and in the mid-1920s attended master classes led by the renowned pianist Alfred Cortot in Paris.
On which instrument was the French musician Alfred Cortot a maestro?
Apres l'obtention de l'AESS, agregation de l'enseignement secondaire superieur, elle integre l'Ecole normale de musique de Paris Alfred Cortot ainsi que le Conservatoire de musique de Valenciennes dans les classes de la basse Daniel Ottevaere.
She continued her piano and chamber music studies with Robert Casadesus, Gregor Piatigorski, Edwin Fischer, Alfred Cortot, and Walter Gieseking.