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Glenn Gould

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Glenn Gould Plays Bach

Glenn Gould Plays Bach


Bach, J S:

Italian Concerto, BWV971

Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV825

Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV826

Partita No. 5 in G major, BWV829

Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV830


Glenn Gould (piano)

Benchmark recordings of the Italian Concerto and Partitas Nos. 1, 2, 5 and 6.

Regis - RRC1418

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$8.50

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Glenn Gould: The Russian Journey

Glenn Gould: The Russian Journey


Glenn Gould (piano)

This documentary takes a look at the acclaimed pianist's 1957 trip to the Soviet Union, when he became - at age 24 - the first North American to perform behind the Iron Curtain. The film features previously unheard recordings of Gould's concerts in Moscow and Leningrad, including his recital and lecture at the Leningrad Conservatory.

The DVD/Blu-ray contains unreleased documents, photos and statements from Rostropovich, Ashkenazy and more

Music by Bach, Berg, Krenek, Webern, Shostakovich and Prokofiev performed Glenn Gould, the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphonia String Quartet.

Blu-ray: 1080i, 16:9

SUBTITLES E, G, F, Kor

TOTAL RUNNING TIME 60 MINS

Blu-ray Disc

Region: all

C Major - 714204

(Blu-ray)

$33.50

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This is Glenn Gould

This is Glenn Gould

Story of a Genius


Glenn Gould (piano)

As part of the extensive Glenn Gould Anniversary series of releases, celebrating what would have been the great pianist’s 80th birthday year, Sony Classical presents this 2 CD + book hardcover edition - a great collector’s item.

A perfect introduction to the fascination that surrounds Glenn Gould – his life, his music and his style. The 2-CD limited hardcover edition contains a biography of the artist, a Glenn Gould lexicon with 32 facts about Gould and a 192-page booklet with many previously unpublished photos. CD 1 features unique Bach recordings, while CD 2 contains brilliant readings of other composers’ music.

“‘This is Glenn Gould’ has one disc of Bach, and one of non-Bach, and while in some ways frustrating as there are a lot of bits of works rather than all complete works, the nearly two hundred page booklet full of rare photos, an extensive chronology of Gould’s life and an imaginative A-Z more than makes up for it.” Chris O'Reilly, Presto Classical, 24th September 2012

Presto Disc of the Week

24th September 2012

Sony - 88725423932

(CD - 2 discs)

$16.75

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Glenn Gould plays Bach: Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Glenn Gould plays Bach: Goldberg Variations BWV 988


Bach, J S:

Goldberg Variations, BWV988

The 1955 Debut Recording

Goldberg Variations, BWV988

The 1981 Digital Recording


Glenn Gould (piano)

Sony Glenn Gould Anniversary Edition - 88725411822

(CD - 2 discs)

$8.50

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Glenn Gould and András Schiff play Bach

Glenn Gould and András Schiff play Bach


Bach, J S:

Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Glenn Gould (piano)

French Overture in B minor, BWV831

rec. 1978

András Schiff (piano)

French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV816

rec. 1978

András Schiff (piano)


“It’s not inappropriate that Alto have coupled Gould and Schiff in Bach; as the quotation on the back of the CD reminds us, Schiff was impressed by Gould’s playing which he found so different from everyone else’s. Schiff’s own Goldbergs are cut from very different cloth...but the coupling is still apt.” MusicWeb International, March 2012

Alto - ALC1164

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$6.25

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Träumerei - Liebestraum - Für Elise - Clair de lune - Gymnopédie

Träumerei - Liebestraum - Für Elise - Clair de lune - Gymnopédie


Beethoven:

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight': Adagio sostenuto

Arthur Rubinstein

Für Elise (Bagatelle in A minor, WoO59)

Philippe Entremont

Brahms:

Waltz, Op. 39 No. 15 in A flat major

Van Cliburn

Chopin:

Étude Op. 10 No. 3 in E major 'Tristesse'

Vladimir Horowitz

Prelude Op. 28 No. 15 in D flat major ‘Raindrop'

Evgeny Kissin

Nocturne No. 9 in B major, Op. 32 No. 1

Alicia de Larrocha

Waltz No. 9 in A flat major, Op. 69 No. 1 'Farewell Waltz'

Arthur Rubinstein

Debussy:

Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)

Alexis Weissenberg

Liszt:

Liebestraum, S541 No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat major)

Jorge Bolet

Mendelssohn:

Song without Words, Op. 19b No. 1 in E major 'Sweet Remembrance'

Glenn Gould

Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 18 in D major, K576 'Hunt': Adagio

Glenn Gould

Rubinstein:

Melody in F major, Op. 3 No. 1

Philippe Entremont

Satie:

Gymnopédie No. 1

Philippe Entremont

Schubert:

Impromptu in G flat major, D899 No. 3

Arthur Rubinstein

Schumann:

Kinderszenen, Op. 15: Träumerei

Van Cliburn

Vogel als Prophet (No. 7 from Waldszenen, Op. 82)

Arthur Rubinstein

Tchaikovsky:

The Seasons, Op. 37b: May ('Starlit Nights')

Yefim Bronfman


RCA Classical Masters - 88697757892

(CD)

$6.50

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Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould


Glenn Gould (piano)

"Genius Within" pierces through the myths, revealing the man beneath the icon and reconstructs his thoughts on music, art, society, love and life. Containing an unprecedented array of very rare archive footage with interviews of Gould's closest friends, plus never-before heard home recordings and excerpts from his private diaries.

Includes trailer, deleted scenes and colour booklet

RUN TIME: 109 minutes

ASPECT RATIO: 16:9 Full Height Anamorphic

DISC FORMAT: DVD9: Single-Sided Dual Layer

AUDIO: Stereo

“Thoroughly pleasurable. A work of art in its own right” Washington Post

“One of the few films about classical music shown in cinemas that's worth seeing” Evening Standard

“A treasure trove for fans of the legendary Canadian pianist” Daily Telegraph ****

“Thoughtful, confident and completely engrossing” Los Angeles Times

“Altogether, this portrait reverentially demythologises a man whose recordings and musical example remain provocative, inspiring and utterly unique. The bonus 'extras' recycle some film footage but add rewarding information.” BBC Music Magazine, April 2011 *****

““Genius Within” is a tour de force of archival research and dogged interviewing, and the portrait it presents is remarkably complete...It presents strong evidence that he was not just a gifted instrumentalist but also a hands-on cultural thinker” New York Times, 10th September 2010

“Has Bach ever sounded so liquid? The black-and-white scenes of the young, affable Gould arriving in New York in the early 1950s are fascinating, and poignant” The Independent, 21st January 2011 ****

“Impeccable documentary about the idiosyncratic pianist, constructed from a wealth of archive footage, radio recordings and new interviews with friends and colleagues.” The Independent on Sunday, 23rd January 2011

“a documentary packed with fact, verified folklore and faces of former friends and family, subpoenaed to bear witness in interview. The archive footage alone is irresistible” Financial Times, 21st January 2011

“What else is there to know about this pianist? Well, quite a lot, as this expertly paced, industriously sourced and artfully edited portrait reveals. It includes much footage that has never been seen before, relying on numerous talking heads and Gould himself to provide the narrative. It also delves into at least one area of his mysterious private life of which most of his global army of fans will have been unaware.” Gramophone Magazine, June 2011

BBC Music Magazine

DVD Choice - April 2011

BBC Music Magazine Awards 2012

Award for DVD (documentary)

DVD Video

Region: 2

Format: PAL

Drakes Avenue Pictures - DAP7793

(DVD Video)

$16.75

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Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

1955 Version


Glenn Gould (piano)

Sony Originals - 88697806062

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$8.50

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Volume 5 of the Glenn Gould Complete Jacket Collection

Volume 5 of the Glenn Gould Complete Jacket Collection

Haydn & Mozart


Haydn:

Piano Sonata No. 3 in F major, Hob.XVI:9

Mozart:

Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K330

Fantasia (Prelude) & Fugue in C major, K394


Glenn Gould (piano)

The Canadian musician Glenn Gould was undoubtedly one of the greatest pianists of all time. To mark the 75th anniversary of his birth, and the 25th anniversary of his death, Sony BMG Masterworks presents this seminal artist’s vinyl recordings as re-mastered CDs, designed to replicate the exact artwork of the original gramophone records in miniaturised form. Already issued as part of an 80-CD box set (88697130942), these albums are now being made available individually, with the first 20 in the series being released in November 2007.

Sony Glenn Gould Complete Jacket Collection - 88697147512

(CD)

$10.00

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Glenn Gould plays Bach: Volume 2

Glenn Gould plays Bach: Volume 2

Six Partitas


Bach, J S:

Partitas Nos. 1-6, BWV825-830

Six Little Preludes, BWV933-938

Nine Little Preludes, BWV924-930

Prelude & Fughetta in D minor, BWV899

Prelude & Fugue in A minor, BWV895

Fugue in C major, BWV952

Fugue in C major, BWV953

Prelude & Fughetta in G major, BWV902

Fughetta in C minor, BWV961

Prelude & Fughetta in G major, BWV902


Glenn Gould (piano)

Sony Tandem - 88697099352

(CD - 2 discs)

$10.25

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