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This is Glenn Gould: Story of a Genius (2 CD)

Item# 887254239321


This is Glenn Gould: Story of a Genius (2 CD)
Release Date: November 6, 2012
Label: Sony Masterworks

This is Glenn Gould - Story of a Genius features legendary concert pianist Glenn Gould playing masterworks from Bach to Wagner. This limited edition 2-CD set also includes a 60-page book that includes a biographical essay, along with many previously unpublished photos of the artist.

Track Listings:
Disc: 1 – “Glenn Gould Plays Bach”
1. The Idea of North 
2. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Aria (1955 Version) 
3. Aria variata alla maniera italiana in A minor, BWV 989 
4. Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028; I. Adagio (Instrumental) 
5. Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028; II. Allegro (Instrumental) 
6. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974; I. [ ] 
7. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974; II. Adagio 
8. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974; III. Presto 
9. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015; III. Andante un poco (Instrumental) 
10. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015; IV. Presto (Instrumental) 
11. 6 Little Preludes, BWV 933-938; Praeludium in C Major, BWV 933 
12. Invention No. 1 in C Major, BWV 772 
13. Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major, BWV 787 
14. Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846; Prelude (Instrumental) 
15. Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846; Fugue (Instrumental) 
16. The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080; Contrapunctus I (Excerpts) 
17. The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080; Contrapunctus I 
18. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971; I. [ ] (Version of 1959) 
19. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971; II. Andante (Version of 1959) 
20. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971; III. Presto (Version of 1959) 
21. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056; I. [Allegro] (Instrumental) 
22. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056; II. Largo 
23. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056; III. Presto 
24. Goldberg Variations; BWV 988; Aria da capo 

Disc: 2  - “Glenn Gould Plays No Bach”
1. Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 15; Cadenza 
2. The Idea of North (This is Glenn Gould) 
3. Fantasy in C Major 
4. Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 15; I. Allegro con brio 
5. Drei Klavierstücke Op. 11; I. Mässig (Instrumental) 
6. Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428; I. Prelude. Prestco (attacca) 
7. Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428; II. Allegro Fugue 
8. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 24 in C minor, K.491; III. Allegretto 
9. I. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande Allegro ma non troppo from Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" 
10. Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51; I. Andante 
11. Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51; II. Finale. Presto 
12. Sonata No. 11 in A Major for Piano, K. 331; III. Alla Turca: Allegretto 
13. Intermezzo No. 6 in E-flat minor, Op. 118 - Andante, largo e mesto 
14. Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4 
15. Deux Morceaux, Op. 57; No. 1: Désir 
16. Deux Morceaux, Op. 57; No. 2: Caresse dansée 
17. Die Meistersinger, Prelude, Act I (Piano transcription) 
 

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