Saturday night music, Glenn Gould, Bach and Leonard Bernstein

August 26, 2017

 

Glenn Gould and Leonard Bernstein: Bach's Keyboard Concerto No 1 in D minor (BWV 1052)

This is from a YouTube video Published on Nov 8, 2016. Quoted from the uploader, "This clip is absolutely sensational: as education, composition and in performance.Glenn Gould was 28 years old here.For the impatient, Gould's performance begins at 5:08, but I strongly encourage you to watch Leonard Bernstein's fascinating introduction.This film originally aired in 1960 on CBS Television as part of its "Ford Presents" series. The entire film in high quality (of which this clip is a small part) was painstakingly hunted down by YouTuber erp65 and his friends. It can be found here, and I urge you, I really DO urge you, to see it in its entirety:https://youtu.be/9Nx09pigZRI" 

 

The quote goes on, "I have sought erp65's permission to cross-post, as a courtesy, but I have not yet heard back. Meanwhile, my abject enthusiasm got the better of me. This film has to be promulgated far and wide. This was erp65's entire intention here, and we owe him and his friends enormous thanks.New York Philharmonic OrchestraConductor: Leonard BernsteinPiano: Glenn Gould"

 

Glen Gould

Born: September 25, 1932, Toronto, Canada

Died: October 4, 1982, Toronto, Canada

Education: Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music

Buried: October 15, 1982, Mount Pleasant Cemetery

 

Leonard Bernstein

 

Born: August 25, 1918, Lawrence, MA

Died: October 14, 1990, New York City, NY

 

 

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