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Re: GG: film festival in Virginia 6/14 & 6/17/99
More information about the film festival: each of the two Glenn Gould film
evenings has tickets available for $5.50 USD.
On Thu, 27 May 1999, Bradley P Lehman wrote:
> Speaking of GG films, we're having a GG film festival here next month as
> part of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival (Harrisonburg, Virginia).
> The two GG events are:
> Monday 6/14, 7:30 p.m.:
> The Retreat from the Stage
> Directed by Bruno Monsaingeon, 1974, 44 min. Gould discusses the reasons
> behind his abrupt retirement from the concert stage, as well as the work
> of Byrd, Gibbons, Bach and Wagner; and plays Schoenberg's Suite.
> The Alchemist
> Directed by Bruno Monsaingeon, 1974, 27 min. The recording and editing
> sessions that produced the Bach A Major English Suite and Scriabin's
> Desire (sic).
> The Goldberg Variations
> Directed by Bruno Monsaingeon, 1981, 58 min. Visual record--the last
> issued before Gould's sudden death--of his legendary interpretation of
> Bach's masterpiece.
> Thursday 6/17, 7:30 p.m.:
> Goldberg Variations. Part II of the Film Festival will be introduced by
> festival creator Susan Koscis of Washington, D.C. At the conclusion of the
> film, Ms. Koscis will answer questions from the audience.
> I think these two events are free, but I am not absolutely sure.
($5.50 as noted above)
> More info about all of this: http://www.emu.edu/music/bach/schedule.html
Bradley Lehman ~ http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bpl/
Harrisonburg VA, USA ~ 38.45N+78.94W