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Glenn Gould (piano)

A 1950s benchmark and a record that forever altered the way we hear Bach's Goldberg Variations, Glenn Gould's 1955 CBS recording, elegant and exuberant, a fast-lane excursion that occasionally... More…
  • Presto Disc of the Week
    26th March 2007

Contents:

Bach, J S: Partita No. 5 in G major, BWV829

13:23
  • Glenn Gould (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Canada

I. Praeambulum

2:06

II. Allemande

2:40

III. Courante

1:06

Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988

38:12
  • Glenn Gould (piano)
  • Recorded: 10, 14-16 June 1955
  • Recording Venue: Columbia 30th Street Studios, New York City, USA

Aria

1:54

Variation 1. a 1 Clav.

0:44

Variation 2. a 1 Clav.

0:37
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Variation 3. a 1 Clav. Canone all'Unisuono

0:54

Variation 4. a 1 Clav.

0:29

Variation 5. a 1 o vero 2 Clav.

0:37

Variation 6. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Seconda

0:34

Variation 7. a 1 o vero 2 Clav.

1:08

Variation 8. a 2 Clav.

0:45

Variation 9. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Terza

0:37

Variation 10. a 1 Clav. Fugetta

0:42

Variation 11. a 2 Clav.

0:53

Variation 12. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quarta

0:56

Variation 13. a 2 Clav.

2:10

Variation 14. a 2 Clav.

0:58

Variation 15. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quinta

2:16

Variation 16. a 1 o vero 2 Clav.

1:17

Variation 17. a 2 Clav.

0:53

Variation 18. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Sesta

0:46

Variation 19. a 1 Clav.

0:42

Variation 20. a 2 Clav.

0:48

Variation 21. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Settima

1:42

Variation 22. a 1 Clav.

0:42

Variation 23. a 1 Clav.

0:54

Variation 24. a 1 Clav. Canone all'Ottava

0:56

Variation 25. a 1 Clav. Adagio

6:27

Variation 26. a 1 Clav.

0:52

Variation 27. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Nona

0:49

Variation 28. a 1 Clav.

1:10

Variation 29. a 1 o vero 2 Clav.

1:00

Variation 30. a 1 Clav. Quodlibet

0:48

Aria

2:12
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