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Since Glenn Gould's death in 1982, the pianist's extraordinary talent has won a new audience through the reissue of his most famous recordings. This volume, containing over 200 of his letters, covers a wide range of Gould's artistic activities: his detailed thoughts about the piano repertoire, his rejection of the stage for record, T.V., and radio work, and his views on Be ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 17th 1995 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1992)
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Glenn Herbert Gould was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach. His playing was distinguished by remarkable technical proficiency and capacity to articulate the polyphonic texture of Bach's music.

After his adolescence, Gould rejected
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