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Re: GG: What "Unpopular" Glenn Gould Piece Do You Love?

i love the art of fugue...


On Tue, 7 Mar 2000, Anne M. Marble wrote:

> There are a lot of Glenn Gould pieces that are "unpopular" even among his
> fans. For example, his Mozart and some of his controversial Beethoven
> recordings.
> Yet I find myself liking some of these pieces. A lot. For example, I love
> GG's recording of Mozart's Sonata Number 11. (My mother likes to crank that
> one up in the car stereo. :-> ) Also, when the mood is right, I love his
> organ recordings of the first part of Art of the Fugue. (I listened to
> those while editing some technical documents tonight.) I adore his Brahms,
> which not everybody likes. I also love his recordings of the Haydyn sonatas
> and English Suites -- while they're not exactly among "unpopular"
> recordings, they are certainly controversial.
> So what "unpopular" (translation: controversial) GG recordings to you like?
> ------
> Anne M. Marble