The Glenn Gould Reader

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Faber & Faber, 1987 - Music - 475 pages
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Gould's writing on music was often as provocative as his performances as a brilliant pianist. This selection of essays includes pieces on major composers which challenge virtually every tenet of accepted taste and opinion. Other subjects include concert-giving, recording, and Barbra Streisand.

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User Review  - William Beauvais - Goodreads

this was great - why are people still writing about gould - is there no other great musicians to write about????????? Read full review

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Fascinating, if a little hard to crack in places. Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Yo-Yo Ma, the internationally acclaimed cellist, won the Glenn Gould Prize in 1999. He contributed the Foreword. Yo-Yo Ma lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Tim Page, the author of the Introduction, is a leading Gould expert and a Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic at the "Washington Post." His previous publications include "The Glenn Gould Reader." He has twice been a juror for the Glenn Gould Prize. Tim Page lives in Washington, D.C.

Tim Page is the author of "Dawn Powell: A Biography" & editor of "Dawn Powell at Her Best" & "The Diaries of Dawn Powell." Formerly the chief music critic for "The Washington Post," he is now the artistic advisor & creative chair for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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