GLENN GOULD’s legacy continues to intrigue us; new areas of research emerge every year. In this study, Dale Innes explores the evolution of Glenn Gould’s interpretation of the keyboard music of J.S. Bach, with particular emphasis on the contrast between his youthful 1955 recording of the Goldberg Variations and his final 1981 recording of the same work. (more…)
For everybody who doesn’t believe that Gould was (also) “a hopeless Romantic”. Gould was prouder of this recording than almost any other: “It’s the sexiest interpretation of Brahms’s Intermezzi you’ve ever heard — and I really think it is perhaps the best piano playing I have done. You know what an incurable romantic I am anyway.”
You can now download this album for a very special price from iTunes.
Glenn Gould Remastered – The Complete Album Collection – USB Edition refurbishes Gould’s complete approved studio recordings using state-of-the-art Direct Stream Digital (DSD) technology in a 78 albums limited USB-edition. The 404 page digital book includes complete original liner notes (many penned by Gould himself), a wealth of facsimile documents, rare photographs, full discographical information, and a newly commissioned introductory essay by Gould scholar and biographer Kevin Bazzana. (more…)