The Sound of Glenn Gould

The Sound of Glenn Gould Cover
Released: 2015

In 1956 Glenn Gould’s first Columbia Masterworks release, Bach’s Goldberg Variations, took the music world by storm and immediately established the 23-year-old Canadian pianist as one of the most brilliant, original, charismatic and provocative classical performers of his time. Sixty years later, Gould’s prolific recorded output remains a stimulating presence, thanks to Sony Classical’s newly remastered collection of his complete authorized recordings in an 81-CD limited edition. The Sound of Glenn Gould presents highlights from this definitive presentation of the legendary pianist’s discography.

Tracks

Disc: 1

1

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria – 1955 Version

2

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Variation 1 a 1 Clav. – 1955 Version

3

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Variation 2 a 1 Clav. – 1955 Version

4

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Variation 3 a 1 Clav. Canone – 1955 Version

5

Brahms: Intermezzo No. 2 in A Major, Op. 118 – Andante teneramente

6

Bach: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo

7

Beethoven: Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 “Moonlight”: I. Adagio sostenuto

8

Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1053: II. Siciliano

9

Mozart: Sonata No. 11 in A Major for Piano, K. 331: III. Alla Turca: Allegretto

10

Beethoven: Concerto No. 4 in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 58: III. Rondo: Vivace

11

Haydn: Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51: I. Andante

12

Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1054: I. Allegro

13

Sibelius: Sonatina for Piano in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 67 No. 1: III. Allegro Moderato

14

Bach: Invention No. 8 in F Major, BWV 779

15

Beethoven: Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 “The Tempest”: III. Allegretto

16

Bach: Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971: I. [ ] – Version of 1959

17

Schoenberg: I. Andante from Fünf Klavierstucke, Op. 3

18

Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 13 “Pathétique”: II. Adagio cantabile

19

Bach: Praeludium in C Major, BWV 933 from 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938

20

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Variation 30 a 1 Clav. Quodlibet – 1981 Version

21

Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria da capo – 1981 Version