Fascinating if a A Northern Light little hard to crack in places this was great why are people still writing about gould is there no other great musicians to write about This would have been better for me if I had ateast SOME knowledge of music theory It s still fun though when I can understand it Glenn made me feel bad for If You're Missing Baby Jesus: A True Story that Embraces the Spirit of Christmas liking the emperor concerto though What an unusual man and character And yet his recordings haveeft us so much richer History thank God should not and does not work that way The process of historical selection is notoriously insensitive to who got where first but deeply involved with who did what with most sensitivity una musica in breve che non conosce n inizio n "FINE UNA MUSICA SENZA UN VERO "una musica senza un vero culminante e senza una vera risoluzione una musica che come gli amanti di baudelaire mollement balanc s sur aile du tourbillon intelligentglenn gould sulle goldberg Glenn Gould was not only one of the most celebrated pianists of our time and a participant in the radio fidelity revolution but he also was an interviewer composer and writer who occasionally employed a pseudonym if you iked 32 short films about Glenn Gould you will ove this book if you read nothing else
peruse his interviewing series on Stokowski finito terminato ascoltato e da rileggere e riascoltare a capitoli sparsi L ala del turbine his interviewing series on Stokowski finito terminato ascoltato e da rileggere e riascoltare a capitoli sparsi L ala del turbine scritti sulla musica Glenn Gould Toronto 1932 1982In ordine di apparizione i miei pensieri capitolo dopo capitolommhhh sar paccosissimo raccolta di scritti di uno spocchioso asociale su temi di musica classica con predilezione per il barocco antico Ma da un po che o voglio affrontare pronti via si parte con a etturaah ah un autointervista ma parla serio o si sta a divertire e non capisco di chi si prende gioco di s dei suoi contemporaneidi mealtro che ombroso e noioso musicista uesto una rock star del pianoforte e uanto mai pungente intelligente erudito Incredibileora mi ci impegno e imparo un po di musica Spotify per ascoltare i brani citati e dizionario di musica per i termini che non conosco Ci metter una vitadai che ualcosa ci capisco o intuisco o interpreto che ne so Mi ci sto divertendoah ah White Water l orario ferroviario di Santa F in musica non. As a pianist Glenn Gould was both a showman and a high priest an artist whose devotion to music was so great that he eschewed the distractions ofive performance That same combination of flamboyance and aesthetic rigor may be found in this collection of Gould's writings which covers composers from Bach to Terry Riley performers from Arthur Rubinstein to Petula Clark and yields unfettered and. .
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Lusive and odd choices in his writing and I feel ike he was essentially very whimsical in how he went about deciding what topics to include He probably didn t think of himself as whimsical but that s how it comes across deep yet whimsical But I would recommend this for those who want to know about the workings of Goulds mind or are simply Special Agent looking for wacky and entertaining essays that go from music composers the soviet union art all the way to detours into sore throatozenges of all things Let me suggest to you that the strongest motivation for the invention of a Sleep with the Fishes lozenge would be a sore throat Of course having patented theozenge one would then be free to speculate that the invention represented the future and the sore throat the past but I doubt that one would be inclines to think in those terms while the irritation was present Needless to say in the case of my tracheitis at Slazburg medications of that sort was The interviewer then asks Gould if he stopped performing on stage because of a sore throat And Gould s response is to ask if that s objectionable or not The interviewer then tells "Gould That He Clearly "that he clearly savored the joys of a one to one relationship with a The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started theLongest War in American History listener and that it s narcissistic And of course the nutcase interviewing Glenn Gould is you guessed it Glenn GouldYou think you re on a spaceship one moment then Gould shows you he actually anticipated a camel ride in the desert and there was never a spaceship at all but a special effects expert and arranger in the background doing a strange jig while weaving this illusion Gould doesn t consider an illusion but a uest Then there s all the internal suabbles about subjective stuff to consider In his heart Gould is a juggler and cannot for theife of him manage a single sentence without juggling another sentence in it being elaborate at all costs Per me Mozart non morto troppo presto ma troppo tardi uesta frase di Glenn Gould etta su un articolo in occasione di un anniversario sulla sua morte mi fece venir voglia di saperne di pi su uello che gi definivo un presuntuoso stronzetto Come diavolo si permetteva uesto tizio di criticare Mozart mica aualunue Pronta a difendere il mio idolo compro uesto Rdinary musical talents of our time Whether Gould's subject is Boulez Stokowski Streisand or his own highly individual thoughts on the performance and creation of music the reader will be caught up in his intensity intelligence passion and devotion For those who never knew him this book will be a particular treasure as a companion to his recordings and as the delicious discovery of a new frien. Me aspettavo proprioche dire poi della fuga di Gould So you want to write a fugueinsomma una idea della storia della musica me Setting Them Straight: You CAN Do Something About Bigotry and Homophobia in Your Life la sono fatta da Scarlatti ad Alban Berg partendo da unaettura difficile e divertendomi molto Continuer sul tema "Andando A Ritroso Adesso Cercher Ualcosa Di "a ritroso adesso cercher ualcosa di semplice da eggere e da ascoltareBello bello sono contentaBuone etture e buon ascolto a tutti His writing is an intriguing mix of cautious flamboyance with a fluidity that coincides awkwardly with his nitpicky compulsiveness Like Wittgenstein he probingly uses multiple voices to aim at a general systematic clarification of the rules of music and his many many opinions Here s an example of a typical sentence from Gould to show you how his mind works Viewed from a slightly different perspective however the conformity of the architecture freuently serves to emphasize imaginative key relationshipsAgain from this perspective the seuential non seuiturs of the development which appears to rush with unseemly haste towards the recapitulation the development sections in each of the sonatines are treated with Mozartine dispatch the central episode from the first movement of the second of these works is but nine bars 100 ways to Fight the Flab - and still have wine and chocolate long and the de facto dominanttonic transfers of the recapitulation contribute to the plot in direct relation to the expositions ambiguity The recap contributes to the plot in relation to the expositions ambiguity Whaa Can t he just say the expo felt ambiguous to him emotionally but that the recap contrasted that Why does he always insist on making everything so dreadfully elaborate He was talking about Strauss here Gould is always on theookout for clarity but tragically he s always confusing the reader The Oxford New Greek Dictionary leading them this way and that way without a sense of his current destination alwaysingering about on possible previous and future destinations and wading through these sentences is a bit The Cello Suites : J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the search for a Baroque masterpiece like swimming through air It s hard to find a sense of balance or gravity His word choices are fraught with idiosyncratic decisionsike here But in Enoch Strauss only wishes to extemporize and has no desire to disguise thereby a intense structure The word thereby was an odd choice So many Often heretical opinions on music competitions the The New Job Security limitations ofive audiences and the relationship between technology and art Witty emphatic and finely honed The Glenn Gould Reader presents its author in all his guises as an impassioned artist an omnivorous The Day Fidel Died: Cuba in the Age of Raúl, Obama, and the Rolling Stones (A Vintage Short) listener and an astute and deeply knowledgeable critic The Glenn Gould Reader abounds with theiterary voice of one of the most extrao. ,