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Glenn Gould (Toronto, Canada 1932-1982) was a Canadian pianist most known for his interpretations of baroque keyboard music, particularly the works of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Gould's first performance to receive widespread attention was his 1955 recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations. His speed, dexterity and tone revolutionized the understanding of this piece and it became inextricably linked with Gould for the…

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  • Bach: The Goldberg Variations, 1955.
  • There is the genre of 'Industrial Metal'. Glenn Gould playing a Fugue is reminding me of 'Industrial Baroque'. Yes, I like both genres :-)
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  • Somebody should have ballgagged this guy before recording, without mercy. What were they thinking!?
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  • @Straybow : at first but then you get used to it like other pianists: Erroll Garner, Keith Jarrett etc... (non classical I know)

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