Legendary Treasures - Robert Lortat
0723721711054 | DHR 7994 | 2CD
This set contains all the known recordings of the legendary French pianist Robert Lortat (1885-1938). Made in 1928 and in 1931 they were devoted exclusively to the works of Chopin. After winning several top prizes, Lortat toured France, Germany, England and Norht America playing recitals of all-Chopin programs presented as ''complete'' in cycles of six recitals. Lortat's Chopin recordings. being among the earlist such projects ever undertaken, reveal a consummate, distinctive musical personality with authoritative style and a fluent, well-controlled technique.