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RE: Sgt. Pepper

Meeeeee - ow.

Keep it up guys, it's baking hot here in Cardiff and fun to get some
interesting, and often funny, diversions...

Best wishes,


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Russell Lichter [SMTP:lichter@earthlink.net]
> Sent:	Thursday, July 08, 1999 3:01 PM
> To:	f_minor@email.rutgers.edu
> Cc:	zqc53@TTACS.TTU.EDU
> Subject:	Re: Sgt. Pepper
> My fear that I was being pompous in objecting to the vapid chit chat about
> Sgt. Pepper on a site supposedly devoted to Glenn Gould has been allayed
> by
> your response, in which you presume to speak for Mr Gould. An ancient
> incident
> springs to mind in which a lady heatedly insisted to me that Liberace was
> the
> greatest living pianist. We are all entitled to our batty opinions and if
> someone wants to bungle the distinction between music and musicianship,
> that's
> their privilege. Let's go whole hog here, why stick to discussing Gould,
> his
> performances and his musicianship? I understand Gould liked catsup on his
> eggs; I think Heinz is way better than Del Monte. And I think GG would
> have
> agreed with me.
> By the way, I love the music of the Beatles, and my favorite is the White
> Album.
> zqc53@TTACS.TTU.EDU wrote:
> > >A little digression is fine by me, but this nonsense does not belong on
> a
> > >board devoted to Glenn Gould
> >
> > Ah, but sir, I must disagree!  I am sure that if he were with us, Gould
> > would revel, enjoy, and possibly participate in such an off-topic
> manner.
> > Yes, we are not talking of Glenn Gould by nomenclature.  You may not see
> > his name or spirit placed on the podium, it is true.
> >
> > Alas, but I lie.  We are talking of music, which was Mr. Gould's
> mistress,
> > his love, his companion in life.  Dare I say it?  Glenn Gould WAS music.
> > and, in this sense, we are staying true to the topic, nie, the world of
> > Gould.
> >
> > I will make sure and mark each  topic line with the phrase (no Gould
> > content) so that you will not be distracted.
> >
> > I am a new fan to the world of Glenn Gould, and I hope to learn more
> about
> > him and his music through the list.  I hope that my opinions of the
> > non-Gould world are welcome in return.  I would rather participate in a
> > slightly off-topic subject on a list than to have a phantom list, would
> > you not?
> >
> > good evening, and a lovely day to you!
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Joseph
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