Princeton University Library Catalog

A state of wonder : the complete Goldberg variations 1955 & 1981 / Johann Sebastian Bach.

Composer:
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Audio
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, NY : Sony Classical, [2002]
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library. [More in this series]
Summary note:
This set contains the 1955 performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations that won the young Glenn Gould world fame paired with the pianist's second, vastly different, recording of the same piece, which came out only days before he died in 1982.
Notes:
Originally released Jan. 3, 1956, as Columbia ML 5060, and Aug. 1982, as CBS Masterworks MK 37779, respectively.
Time and place of event:
Recorded 1955, 1981, and 1982.
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
Glenn Gould, piano.
Contents:
Goldberg variations : BWV 988 (1955 recording) (51:17) -- Goldberg variations : BWV 988 (1981 recording) (48:14) -- Bonus disc: Glenn Gould discusses his performances of The Goldberg variations with Tim Page (50:47) ; Studio outtakes from the 1955 Goldberg variations recording session (12:32).
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Streaming audio.
Other title(s):
  • Complete Goldberg variations 1955 & 1981
  • Goldberg variations
  • Glenn Gould, a state of wonder
Publisher no.:
884977129861
International Standard Recording Code:
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