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Re: musicans who challenge our percpetions/pre-conceptions (was Re: Vote for Glenn !!!)
I'm going to take up your question when I get home and have access to my CDs and vinyl.
Considering my vast ignorance of 20th Century music, I will probably limit myself to
> On Tue, 06 Jul 1999 10:15:41 -0700, you wrote:
> >The notion of challenging one's perceptions of a piece of music is precisely what drew
> >me to Glenn Gould's playing in the first place.
> Me too - many of us on this list I think.
> Out of curiousity who else could you add to the "musicians who challenged my
> perceptions" list. ? I'd have to add....
> - Jascha Horenstein (for Mahler, Nielson, Tchaikovsky, Bruckner ...JH I rate as
> one of the greatest of all conductors)
> - Klemperer for Mozart (his Mozart is IMHO beyond compare and totally opened up
> the composer to me. I'm seriously wondering if I love Mozart more than Bach now
> !!! this is a crisis...)
> - Sofronitsky for Schumann (in particular)
> Can't think of many more off hand who have had such a potent effect.
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