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Things Glenn Gould liked 2

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Schubert: Piano Sonatas 19 & 21
Schubert: Piano Sonatas 19 & 21
"He considered Sviatoslav Richter's performance of Schubert's last sonata, which he heard when he was in Russia in 1957, a revelation. Richter was a pianist he liked very much."
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
"He loved Wagner and 'Tristan und Isolde' in particular. He first heard it when he was 15 and 'wept'."
Icon: Leopold Stokowski
Icon: Leopold Stokowski
"Two conductors whose recordings in general he loved: 1. Leopold Stokowski (who he interviewed and recorded with)"
Maestro Appassionato [10cd Box]
Maestro Appassionato [10cd Box]
"2. Willem Mengelberg"
Glenn Gould: Music and Mind (Music Series)
Glenn Gould: Music and Mind (Music Series)
"He reviewed Geoffrey Payzant's 'Glenn Gould: Music and Mind', and approved of it. He advised Payzant when he was writing it."
Tchaikovsky: Six Symphonies
Tchaikovsky: Six Symphonies
"He thought himself unfashionable in liking Tchaikovsky's symphonies, but not the piano concertos."
Symbiosis
Symbiosis
"Apparently he liked 'Symbiosis' and called Bill Evans 'The Scriabin of Jazz'."
Piano Sonatas 1 and 2 (Kubalek)
Piano Sonatas 1 and 2 (Kubalek)
"He was so impressed by Antonin Kubalek that he produced this recording for him and wrote the liner notes. He thought the 2nd piano sonata would have made a better symphony."
Six Preludes & Fugues, Op. 35 (Signature Series (ABRSM))
Six Preludes & Fugues, Op. 35 (Signature Series (ABRSM))
"He once discovered Mendelssohn's preludes and fugues at a friend's house, played them all, and was so interested in them that he stole the score."
Herbert Von Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 5-8 [DVD] [2008]
Herbert Von Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 5-8 [DVD] [2008]
"He loved this film of Karajan conducting Beethoven's pastoral symphony."
Mendelssohn: Paulus
Mendelssohn: Paulus
"He said he would rather listen to Mendelssohn's 'St Paul' oratorio than Beethoven's 'Missa Solemnis'."
Valen: The Complete Symphonies
Valen: The Complete Symphonies
"Fartein Valen was one of his great discoveries. He liked how he lived in northern solitude and recorded his 2nd piano sonata, which he considered a great work."
Robert Craft Edition 1
Robert Craft Edition 1
"He genuinely loved Schoenberg's music, and chose to record the piano concerto with Robert Craft conducting. Now Craft has recorded all Schoenberg's music for Naxos."
Hindemith conducts Hindemith (The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon)
Hindemith conducts Hindemith (The Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon)
"His Hindemith breakthrough came when he heard Hindemith's own recording of 'Mathis der Maler'. He became an advocate of Hindemith."
Woman Of The Dunes [1964] [DVD]
Woman Of The Dunes [1964] [DVD]
"Woman in the Dunes: apparently his favourite film, he watched it many times."
Bach - Organ Works, Vol 17
Bach - Organ Works, Vol 17
"He intended to record Bach's complete 'Art of Fugue' on organ but only completed half; he considered it among Bach's greatest compositions. Kevin Bowyer actually did record it all on the organ."
Downtown : Best of Petula Clark
Downtown : Best of Petula Clark
"He became so fascinated by Petula Clark and her songs after hearing them repeatedly on the radio, he wrote an article in which he examined what it all meant called 'The Search for Petula Clark'."
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2(24Bit)
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2(24Bit)
"He liked Alexis Weissenberg's playing of Rachmaninov's 2nd piano concerto, despite generally disliking the work."
Rachmaninoff:Piano Cto. 3
Rachmaninoff:Piano Cto. 3
"Likewise Rachmaninov's 3rd piano concerto with Weissenberg."
Rachmaninoff: The Complete Recordings
Rachmaninoff: The Complete Recordings
"He thought highly of Rachmaninov as a pianist, apparently."
Complete Original Jacket Collection, The [80cd Box Set]
Complete Original Jacket Collection, The [80cd Box Set]
"His original recordings: his life's work. No one loved recording like him. The Glenn Gould Edition has more material & in logical compilations, but some of it he wouldn't have been happy to release."
Krenek: Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae ( Lamentations of Jeremiah)
Krenek: Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae ( Lamentations of Jeremiah)
"He called Krenek's Lamentations of Jeremiah 'one of the great musical-religious experiences of our time'."
Symphonic Elegy
Symphonic Elegy
"He thought the Symphonic Elegy on the death of Webern was 'The most moving tribute one composer has paid to another'."
Glenn Gould in Moscow
Glenn Gould in Moscow
"This occasion was one of the most satisfying of his life. He brought music of the 2nd Viennese School to Russian music students for the first time."
The Radio Artist
The Radio Artist
"He spent thousands of hours producing these radio documentaries in a style he called 'contrapuntal radio' - it was a real innovation and he loved doing it."