Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Genius of Glenn Gould

I can hardly explain the utter facination I have of the artistry of Glenn Gould. Somehow, the interpretation hits me in my soul and changes me somehow when I hear him play Bach's Goldberg Variations. I suppose this is why it takes 32 short films to attempt to capture the many facets of his genius. I am so grateful that I am able to witness such an extraordinary mind. I found the film on YouTube and am so grateful since my old video tape is no longer of use to me.

To watch Glenn Gould in color perform Bach's Goldberg variations (and some short documentary prior), take a look at this: