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RE: GG: Art of the Fugue Video

The 32 favourite pictures could be the cover of the original LP of the first
GB recordings? [Are there 32? And does anyone know how I could get hold of a
copy of this - or how much it would cost?].

My favourite GG pics are in the booklet to the LP version of the Glenn Gould
Legacy vol 1 (or two, possibly - and before I get any rude comments yes I
know it was a long time ago but I was VERY young). There are two similar
pictures of him testing the piano, one in a concert hall and one in the
basement at Steinway. In one of them I think he's even taken his shoes off,
and in the Steinway one a couple of the men there have stopped off working
and are leaning on a doorpost in the background just listening. Glenn is
just playing away, lost in that wonderful world of his...

Greetings from sunny Wales,


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Anne M. Marble [SMTP:amarble@abs.net]
> Sent:	Monday, May 17, 1999 4:50 AM
> To:	Jeremy Smith
> Cc:	f_minor mailing list
> Subject:	Re: GG: Art of the Fugue Video
> From: Jeremy Smith <jcs@grove.ufl.edu>
> >My favorite is the one on the jacket of the Ostwald book.  The one
> with
> >Gould standing by the piano, looking towards his chair.  I guess this
> is
> >middle period Gould, if you will.  I don't know if this photo is
> available
> >on-line.
> >
> >-Jeremy
> Do you mean the picture on the back of the hard cover? The one where
> his chair looks like it just exploded? That is good -- not just
> because of the "exploding" chair and the Bach score on the piano. I
> like that picture, I just wish I had a larger copy without the cover
> blurbs. Great expression -- I keep expecting him to start saying
> something about Bach.
> I also like pictures that show Glenn conducting, whether or not he's
> playing, because that is so Gouldian. But so are pictures that show
> him talking, thinking, making a joke, etc. Maybe I should've asked
> everybody for their 32 favorite pictures. ;->