THIS IS GLENN GOULD – STORY OF A GENIUS (2 CD+BOOK)

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Released: 2012

The Story of a Genius – the title says it all. This 2-CD hard cover limited edition gives a perfect introduction to the life, music and style of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. This limited edition comes with a biographical essay and a “Glenn Gould dictionary”, giving explanations to 32 facts about Glenn Gould, starting with A about his various “Alias” on to C like “car driving” or “Canada” up to R like “recording studio”. The about 60-pages book in English features many unknown photos of Glenn Gould, the 2 CDs contain selections of his Bach and “non-Bach” recordings.

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The Story Of A Genius

Tracks

Disc: 1

1

The Idea of North (This is Glenn Gould) Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1955 Version)

2

Aria (1955 Version)

3

Aria variata alla maniera italiana in A minor, BWV 989

4

Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028 (Instrumental) – I. Adagio

5

Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028 (Instrumental) – II. Allegro

6

Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 – I. [ ]

7

Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 – II. Adagio

8

Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 – III. Presto

9

Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015 (Instrumental) – III. Andante un poco

10

Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015 (Instrumental) – IV. Presto

11

Praeludium in C Major, BWV 933

12

Invention No. 1 in C Major, BWV 772

13

Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major, BWV 787

14

Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 (Instrumental) – Prelude

15

Track Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 (Instrumental) – Fugue

16

The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (Excerpts) – Contrapunctus I (Excerpts)

17

The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 – Contrapunctus I

18

Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) – (Version of 1959)

19

Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) – Andante (Version of 1959)

20

Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) – Presto (Version of 1959)

21

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) – Allegro

22

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) – Largo

23

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) – Presto

24

Goldberg Variations; BWV 988 – Aria da capo

Disc: 2

1

The Idea of North (This is Glenn Gould)

2

Fantasy in C Major

3

Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 15 – Allegro con brio

4

Drei Klavierstücke Op. 11 (Instrumental) – Mässig

5

Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428 – Prelude. Presto attacca

6

Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428 – Allegro Fugue

7

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (Instrumental) – Allegretto

8

Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande Allegro ma non troppo from Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”

9

Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51 (Instrumental) – Andante

10

Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51 (Instrumental) – Finale. Presto

11

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

12

Intermezzo No. 6 in E-flat minor, Op. 118 – Andante, largo e mesto

13

Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4

14

Deux Morceaux, Op. 57 – No. 1: Désir

15

Deux Morceaux, Op. 57 – No. 2: Caresse dansée

16

Die Meistersinger, Prelude, Act I (Piano transcription)