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Re: some Gouldian Schubert & Scarlatti

> On the recent topic of other pianists who exhibit Gouldian qualities, try
> this one:

My recommendation is Ivo Pogorelich's 1986 recording of the Second and Third
English Suites.  To my regrettably untrained ear, in this recording
Pogorelich comes closer to sounding like Gould than the more well-known and
available Bach-on-the-piano interpreters that I am familiar with: Schiff,
Hewitt, Rubsum, Jando, Rosen and Tureck.  (Hewitt, by the way, gets my
recommendation as the best of the bunch.) As the liner notes point out,
there's a "powerful sense of forward motion" to Pogorelich's playing, a
sense of momentum that seems to be almost uniquely Gouldian.  Here's a
snippet of what Gramophone had to say about the recording.  Notice the Gould

"These are deeply considered readings (so too were Gould's LPs on CBS M2
39682, 6/86, though laced with eccentricity) as well as marvellous displays
of pianistic control, bubblingly joyous in the Preludes, raptly
contemplative in the Sarabandes, commanding your attention and respect even
when you don't agree with them. Pogorelich adds nothing to the score, beyond
a few ornamental inconsistencies, and the repeats (back to square one!) are
literal; to him, what Bach wrote is clearly sufficient. The recorded sound
is of the very best; the LP slightly rounder and warmer.

Are other people  familiar with this recording and can they say what is and
is not Gouldian about it?  (Bradley, that's your cue, please.)

Making a more abstract comparison, for me Richter's live 58 Pictures at an
Exhibition displays a spirit of passionate and joyous solo piano adventure
rivaled only by the 55 Goldbergs.  Anyone else sense a connection (other
than being in mono and from the fifties :-) between these two classic