Stop The World

This is exquisite: Glenn Gould playing the

Goldberg Variations, 1981.

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2 Comments

  1. Kevin Kim says

    Masterful. 47 minutes and no sheet music.

    Posted December 8, 2013 at 1:01 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    An old friend writes:

    Malcolm — saw your post about Glenn Gould’s 1981 Goldberg Variations. Just last week I happened to watch this 2009 documentary: Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould.

    The movie spends time on his series of Canadian audio portraits done for the CBC in the late 60’s.
    Here is one: The Idea of North. Deep Klondike culture and you won’t need Ambien ever again.

    Then there was his fascination with Petula Clark. Who’d-a thunk it? Only the first 12 minutes seems to be available, but it really is cool:

    The Search for Petula Clark (Glenn Gould Radio Documentary, 1967)

    Posted December 11, 2013 at 12:45 am | Permalink