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Re: GG: Sex, Pianos and Audiotape

At 01:11 PM 7/25/2000 -0500, John Hill wrote:
It would be interesting to look at Gould's use of sexual references
in his own work.  He certainly made reference to "feminine cadences"
and that type of thing (a holdover from studies at the Royal Conserv.
no doubt) but for the most part, this type of language is rare for him.
One of the few exceptions would be his comment on the Brahms
Intermezzos recording as being "sexy" (which, ironically, seemed
very appropriate).

Didn't he (perhaps in a Teddy Slutz mode?) name his cars Lance and Longfellow? Not that they were sporty "chick magnet" cars anyway, but....

Bradley Lehman Dayton VA http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bpl