If you will forgive my ignorance, I'm trying to discover which piece Glenn Gould is playing at the very beginning of the film "Genius within - the inner life of Glenn Gould".
Any help would be appreciated, with grateful thanks in advance.
Since some months ago I literally can't stop listening to Gould's Bach recordings. I'm now convinced he is the greatest pianist that ever lived. He's just pure genius. I think his revolutionary philosophy for playing Bach is ultimately a mixture of clear and dry sound, and a lot of analysis of...
Right at the end of this 29.30 minute Canadian documentary, Glenn Gould plays a piece when trying out a piano at Steinway and sons. Starting at 28.58 minutes, we only hear a bit of this piece, then the film just ends...
Got this in a trade for rock/pop/rap CD's.
I really think he is awesome what little I heard yet of his playing.
People compare him to Glenn Gould and I can see it a little but he is his own legend. In fact, his interpretations are less clinical than that of Gould's.
Any other fans?
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