The title of this addition to the lengthening shelf of books about glenn gould carries a slight suggestion of tabloid journalism the suggestion is not altogether misplaced, given this volume’s subject matter many of gould’s contemporaries assumed that the great classical pianist and. I picked up an original japanese cd pressing of glenn gould's performance of js bach's the goldberg variations the other day (cbs masterworks catalog number mk 37779) a scan of the cover is shown below i hear what sounds like humming or singing in the backround at various parts of the cd. Listen up you hosers glenn gould is, like, a canadian national hero, eh--and not because he figured out how to get free cases of beer by stuffing baby mice in beer bottles and returning them to the complaint counter to get free beers, eh. Bach goldberg variations played by glenn gould analogue master the 1981 recording of the goldberg was released on cd and was all digital i've listened to it for years. Working in glenn gould studio (ggs), as well as, the 'radio mobile', and cbc sound studios 211 and 210, patterson experienced the recording arts unlike anywhere else - the world's best recording.
Unlike many of his contemporaries, gould saw recording not simply as a means to document performances, but also as a way to fashion new interpretations he foresaw how listeners would be able to compile their own programs via technology and even alter existing performances. 3 rd recording of goldberg variations bwv 988 by g gould recorded live at salzburg festival, mozarteum, austria  recorded live at salzburg festival, mozarteum, austria  1 st recording of three-part inventions bwv 788-801 by g gould. March 27, 2011 - of the many recordings we did this year in glenn gould studio and cbc sound, two were nominated this year for junos awards - contemporary jazz album of the year - adrean farugia. For gould, communicating was his personal theme, and the way he achieved it during his lifetime was truly protean: pianist, composer, writer, critic, producer, broadcaster, conversationalist, conductor – they were all glenn gould, all variations on his theme.
In remembering glenn gould, eatock brings together a diverse group of people who knew and worked with gould: musicians, broadcasters, professional associates, writers and personal friends. Dear thang, many congratulations on your stunning glenn gould music & arts collection i tried to download the collection but seems to be locked. Not gould himself, but a quote from the late howard scott, producer of the breakthrough 1955 goldberg variations, which has been released by sony with all the takes that never made the final cut.
Because i know that rosen could not have had gould as a factual legal person-cum-phenomenal subject in mind here, given that gould had died as many as twenty years earlier and because i have no reason to suppose that rosen felt so warmly about glenn gould in any way as to find it cathartic to make a whipping boy (or topple-worthy high-horse. “occasionally irritated, often enthralled, usually impressed, and constantly fascinated” -critic born in 1932 and dead 50 years later, the canadian classical pianist glenn gould is the most enthralling and enigmatic character classical music has ever seen. Many of you will recognize this as the opening aria of glenn gould's revered 1955 columbia records recording of the goldberg variations by johann sebastian bach the recording brought gould instant international acclaim and has become one of the best-selling classical recordings of all-time.
– glenn gould from mozart to helene grimaud, beethoven to glenn gould and every famous musician music creation and interpretation is first and foremost a mind process not knowing the method, mental practice is viewed by many as something very difficult to perform. Otto friedrich's glenn gould - a life and variations (random house, 1989) is a fine biography with logs of concerts and broadcasts and a thorough discography, while dr peter ostwald's glenn gould - the ecstasy and tragedy of genius (norton, 1997) focuses on gould's fascinating phobias and character this article is indebted to all three volumes. Gould and peterson were contemporaries, and despite their differences - gould was a white classical musician from toronto and peterson, an african canadian jazz artist from montréal - their career paths share many points of connection.
Glenn gould, for those who don't know, was a canadian pianist who is arguably the most famous interpreter of bachhe is most famous for his recordings of the goldberg variations, one in both 1955 and 1981 gould was man of many eccentricities, including his habit of humming while playing and the fact that he was a massive hypochondriac, once contemplating legal action against steinway when. May 2014 glenn gould public school page 3 glenn gould ps had a very successful earth week on april 22nd glenn gould celebrated earth day along with 192 countries around the world. Glenn gould, hunched over his piano in characteristic form, during the recording of his 1955 reading of the goldberg variations photograph: michael ochs archives glenn gould was an unavoidable.