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GG:Kultur video

$39.95 is indeed expensive.  My suggestion is to try Tower Records.  The 
one that I frequent has the sony tapes for around $25. This volume 
"epilogue" also has an excerpt of conversation between Gould and Humphrey 
Burton. Does anyone have the uncut version?


p.s.  Tower's classical magazine once had a trivia contest about Gould.  
The question was, "How high was Gould's famous chair."
I was actually one of the winners and got a free video of the second 

On Tue, 23 Apr 1996, Mary Jo Watts wrote:

> Kultur has brought out a VHS tape called _Glenn Gould Plays Beethoven_ which
> is reasonably priced at 19.95$ and includes footage you'll find in the
> outrageously priced Sony GG edition (retail 39.95!) The enchanting and very
> sexy performance of Bagatelle, Op. 26 #3, the F-Minor Variations, Op. 34, and
> the Emperor with Ancerl (is this in the Sony edition??? I know for fact that
> the other two are...) Also, this tape leaves in the dated CBC intros.  It
> runs at 60 minutes-- more than any of the much more expensive Sony products. 
> I haven't seen the Ancerl Emperor and it's very amusing to see the strings go
> at it while GG just stares at them-- back to the screen.  Sort of his filmic
> comment on the genre, I suppose.  I get irritated with the way it's edited
> and wonder if the CBC has raw footage of these programs...
> Just got Elizabeth Schwarzkopf's video _A Self Portrait_ which I haven't seen
> yet... 
> -Mary Jo