Reginald Ringinglow

 
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Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 ~ Johann Sebastian Bach
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 ~ Johann Sebastian Bach
8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I feel compelled to write this review as I think it is slightly unfair to give a one-star review based on his constant humming.

I think the first thing to say is that the Goldberg Variations is a fantastic piece of music, and is pretty much infallable as far as music goes. Goulds playing achives a great depth and variety of tone, whilst maintaining a strong sence of clarity that lets all of Bach's lines sing through, I think Gould has achieved something mind-blowing here!

Whilst at first one could find the performance marred by his constant humming, and it is prevelant, especially when listening on headphones, it is worth listening past. I think it provides a unique… Read more

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