By Penny Johnson, Contributing Author. New members are welcome! The Glenn Gould signature is designated as a registered trademark of the Glenn Gould Estate. I find Gould to be especially engaging, and the talks greatly enhance my understanding of the music that is to follow. When Gould stopped traveling to New York to record albums for Columbia Records in the early 1970’s, Lorne played an important role in the recording of Glenn’s albums in Toronto. He directed the following programs on Gould: Glenn Gould, the Alchemist (1974), Glenn Gould Plays Bach (1981), Glenn Gould Hereafter (2005). Bach: The Goldberg Variations is the 1955 debut album of Canadian classical pianist Glenn Gould.An interpretation of Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations (BWV 988), the work launched Gould's career as a renowned international pianist, and became one of the most well-known piano recordings. A brilliant one-on-one in which Gould discusses his dislike of Mozart's piano sonatas, his partiality for composers such as Orlando Gibbons and Richard Strauss, and his admiration for the popular singer Petula Clark (and his dislike of the Beatles), among other topics, Conversations with Glenn Gould is considered by many, including the subject, to be the best interview Gould ever gave and one of his … To a considerable degree, the Toronto pianist provided his own answer in the ensuing interview, one of 20 in this remarkably readable book. here’s what others are saying about Unheard Notes. As a bonus, when you sign up, you will receive access to a 20 minute rare documentary chronicling the importance of the family cottage on Lake Simcoe in Central Ontario. Many years after this interview… His films on Glenn Gould, Yehudi Menuhin, Sviatoslav Richter, Nadia Boulanger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, David Oistrach and many others, are award winning and critically acclaimed. Debut “ Creative Cheating ” Solitude Trilogy. The project discussion page is the place to talk about technical and editorial issues and exchange ideas. Anne Kaufmann is an author, and former teacher librarian. Bruno Monsaingeon is a french filmaker, writer, and violinist. John McGreevy is a television writer, producer, and director. Remembering Glenn Gould: Twenty Interviews with People Who Knew Him All content will be web exclusive; only available on this site. Glenn Herbert Gould (/ ɡ uː l d /; 25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian classical pianist.He was one of the best known and most celebrated pianists of the 20th century, and was renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard works of Johann Sebastian Bach.Gould's playing was distinguished by a remarkable technical proficiency and a capacity to articulate the contrapuntal … Like philosopher Marshall McLuhan, Gould’s writings can be challenging because of the interpretive leaps they make, and because of his vast erudition. {Images courtesy of The Glenn Gould Estate and Jock Carroll}. Conversations with Glenn Gould (1984) contains interviews by Jonathan Colt, originally published in Rolling Stone magazine, with updated and added material. Stewart Goodyear is preparing to embark on a journey. He does not give personal interviews at his home or office. Sources. His mother was a great-grand niece of Edvard Grieg.Young Gould was playing with piano from the age of 3, and started regular lessons with his mother from the age of 4. Why another book about Glenn Gould? Katie Hafner is a journalist and author. At the junction of Yonge and College Streets on the southwest corner stands College Park which was originally Eaton’s College Street Store which houses the … Glenn Gould is within the scope of the Composers WikiProject, a group of editors writing and developing biographical articles about composers of all eras and styles. “As a friend and former collaborator of Glenn Gould’s, I am happy to endorse “Unheard Notes”, Exclusive rare footage is released and archived with your monthly membership. Pianist. Each month a new original 30 minute filmed interview will be released, and past interviews will be archived on the website. When pianist Glenn Gould died in October of 1982, he left behind a legacy of recordings, television and radio programs, interviews, and articles in which he offered opinions and interpretations that continue to exert a profound influence on contemporary music. “These interviews will provide the viewer with rare insights into the personal and professional life of Glenn Gould.”. It includes many of his articles, liner notes, interviews and letters. The website will also feature new audio visual material, a blog and will provide a forum for all things Gould. 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Mr. McGreevy also wrote a one man play, “An Evening With Glenn Gould” which premiered in Toronto in 2007. Glenn Gould lives, records and works in Toronto, and he keeps in touch with friends around the world by means of the telephone. Glenn Gould - Variations On Glenn Gould, "Interview: I Was Running Scared" (OFFICIAL) Selected compositions. This will be a valuable contribution to perpetuating the memory of Glenn Gould to his many admirers around the world.”. “I am very supportive that ‘Unheard Notes,’ will contribute to the continual propagation of Glenn Gould’s music and thinking. SITE CREDIT: INSPIRED BY INDIA || Mr Monsaingeon worked closely with Glenn Gould from the 1970’s up until Gould’s death in 1982. This wonderful dvd set allows you to get to know Glenn Gould as performer, writer, thinker, actor, conductor and composer. That is also the quality I find in Gould’s best recordings, the feeling of deeply felt compassion. When was it founded and what are the institution’s main missions? Knowing Gould as a person and as an artist, that says it all. Glenn Gould was one of the most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th Century. With his oeuvre so far comprising 85 films, he is one of the foremost directors of music documentaries in the world today. Introducing the much-anticipated debut of Unheard Notes the Glenn Gould Interviews. The Glenn Gould School (GGS) is one of the foremost music schools dedicated exclusively to performance training. For more information on how to access the monthly video releases, scroll down and click the blue sign up button. Each month a new original 30 minute filmed interview will be released, and past interviews will be archived on the website. His answer was “compassion”. by GGF | May 4, 2010 | Interviews. The Glenn Gould Reader (1984), edited and with an introduction by Tim Page, contains the largest and most broadly chosen selection. Unheard Notes, is a membership based website, showcasing never before seen interviews focusing on the subject of Glenn Gould. In the case of every interview I have done with friends and colleagues of Glenn Gould, what strikes me most is the precious quality with which they reminisce about their time with the artist. CALLIGRAPHY: LETTERS IN INK Lorne remained one of Glenn’s closest friends until Gould’s death in 1982. Glenn Gould Interviews. Glenn Herbert Gould was born Glen Gold on September 25, 1932, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Video courtesy of Zakkubalan. Their significance is transcendent, their destination universal.”. 318 Productions has filmed over 75 participants, focusing on different aspects of Gould. Copyright ©2021 Primary Wave Music IP Fund 1 LP. Lorne Tulk was a sound technician at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation from 1959 to 1996. Although, ardent Glenn Gould fans may remember his interview in Piano Quarterly, which was reprinted in The Glenn Gould Reader (1984), “Mozart and Related Matters: Glenn Gould in Conversation with Bruno Monsaingeon,” in which he expresses many of the same reservations about Mozart’s music that are heard in the television segment. Selected discography. Four years after his final public appearance Gould, in an interview with journalist John McClure, explained and vindicated his decision to drop out of the concert scene: “Except for a few octogenarians, I’m really the first person who has, short of having a nervous collapse or something, given up the stage. This first of its kind website presents new and unseen interview footage on Glenn Gould, the legendary classical pianist. This is your perfect opportunity to view new material and participate in celebrating the artist Glenn Gould. For these are in no way a passing fad, a phenomenon of fashion or a reflection of the spirit of the time. He has also written the following books On Gould: “Le dernier puritan” (1983), “Contrepoint a la ligne” (1985), “Non, je suis pas du tout un excentrique” (1986), “Glenn Gould: Chronicle of a crisis” (2002). I really like the Humphrey Burton interviews. If you find yourself in downtown Toronto, make sure to check out an important Glenn Gould historical site! Early Collaborations: An Interview with Cellist Coenraad Bloemendal. “Unheard Notes, goes way beyond biographical events and offers insights into Glenn Gould’s talent, heart and mind with these priceless interviews. We explore his influence around the globe in an innovative way of keeping Glenn’s legacy alive. Glenn Gould’s Circular Interview Throughout his life, Glenn Gould excelled as a writer of provocative, insightful, and surprisingly varied articles, reviews, and opinion pieces. A revered concert pianist, known for his outstanding technical ability, Gould recorded the works of numerous classical composers including, among many others, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and notably Bach.He was known for his personal interpretations of well known scores in addition to the quirks of … 491 likes. B This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality scale. by Glenn Gould Foundation | Nov 17, 2015 | Artists Inspired by Glenn Gould, Events, Interviews, News. Glenn’s essence is lovingly captured through these interviews, and there could not be more valuable guides taking you on this journey than Eric, Josh and Kate Shapero. At one point, Gould improvises “God Save the King” and exhibits how it turns into “The Star-Spangled Banner.” And a long interview with critic Tim Page offers great insight into Gould’s weird humor and … Gould was once asked what it was that attracted him to Bach. The Violin Channel recently talked with Barry Shiffman, Associate Dean & Director of Chamber Music of the Glenn Gould School of Music in Toronto, Canada.. Tell us about the Glenn Gould School of Music. Stewart Goodyear Follows Glenn Gould’s Footsteps. Absolute heaven for Gould fanatics like myself. Glenn Gould. Glenn Gould Reader is the definitive and fantastic compilation of Glenn Gould's written works. And while Glenn Gould created a roadmap in 1955, Goodyear … He collaborated with Glenn Gould on several television projects including: “Glenn Gould’s Toronto” (1976). Interview with Verne Edquist at his home, September 2017, taped for The Glenn Gould Gathering,‎ Tokyo, curated by Ryuichi Sakamoto. There's no better way to study the genius of Glenn Gould than through his own musical works, but if you like words too, then this is the book for you. Introducing the much-anticipated debut of Unheard Notes the Glenn Gould Interviews. U.S. Mr Tulk began working with Glenn Gould on his first radio documentary “In Search of Petula Clark” (1967), and was an integral part of the creation of “The Idea of North” (l967), and continued working on other radio projects with Glenn. So asked Anton Kuerti before sitting down last year with Colin Eatock, the critic and musicologist responsible for Remembering Glenn Gould. Glenn Gould might be viewed as the perfect musician for our post-COVID world, a musician who was, in that regard, truly ahead of his time.