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Original Jacket Collection - Glenn Gould Plays Bach


Release Date: 11/16/1999 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64226   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn GouldCharles Libove
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 12 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 7 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Disc 11 of this limited edition box set is an enhanced CD containing multimedia computer files.
This selection contains both monaural and stereo recordings.
Disc 11 of this limited edition box set is an enhanced CD containing multimedia computer files.
This selection contains both monaural and stereo recordings. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1955 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 38 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording.
Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 
2.
Two-Part Inventions (15), BWV 772-786 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1964 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 20 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3.
Three-Part Inventions (15), BWV 787-801 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1964 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 29 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C major, BWV 846 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
5.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 2 in C minor, BWV 847 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/07/1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 3 in C sharp major, BWV 848 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
7.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 5 in D major, BWV 850 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/20/1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
8.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 6 in D minor, BWV 851 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/14/1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
9.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 7 in E flat major, BWV 852 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/20/1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 8 in E flat minor, BWV 853 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/20/1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 52 Secs. 
11.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 9 in E major, BWV 854 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
12.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 10 in E minor, BWV 855 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962-63 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 11 in F major, BWV 856 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/09/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
14.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 12 in F minor, BWV 857 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 13 in F sharp major, BWV 858 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/18/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
16.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 14 in F sharp minor, BWV 859 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/29/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 15 in G major, BWV 860 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
18.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 16 in G minor, BWV 861 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 17 in A flat major, BWV 862 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
20.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 18 in G minor, BWV 863 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
21.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 19 in A major, BWV 864 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
22.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 20 in A minor, BWV 865 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/17/1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 21 in B flat major, BWV 866 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
24.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 22 in B flat minor, BWV 867 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
25.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 23 in B major, BWV 868 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/23/1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
26.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 24 in B minor, BWV 869 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
27.
Italian Concerto, BWV 971 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 13 Minutes 13 Secs. 
28.
Toccata in E minor, BWV 914 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/08/1963 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 8 Minutes 35 Secs. 
29.
Partita for Keyboard no 5 in G major, BWV 829 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 51 Secs. 
30.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 14 in F sharp minor, BWV 883 - Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
31.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 9 in E major, BWV 878 - Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
32.
Partita for Keyboard no 6 in E minor, BWV 830 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 22 Minutes 58 Secs. 
33.
Toccata in D major, BWV 912 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 14 Minutes 1 Secs. 
34.
Toccata in F sharp minor, BWV 910 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710 ; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 11 Minutes 43 Secs. 
35.
Toccata in D minor, BWV 913 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 17 Minutes 8 Secs. 
36.
Toccata in C minor, BWV 911 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1717; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1979 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 11 Minutes 13 Secs. 
37.
Toccata in G minor, BWV 915 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/12/1979 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 8 Minutes 44 Secs. 
38.
Toccata in G major, BWV 916 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1710; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1979 
Venue:  Eaton's Auditorium, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 8 Minutes 52 Secs. 
39.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College, New York City. 
40.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
41.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
42.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 4 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
43.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 5 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
44.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 6, a 4, in stylo francese by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
45.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 7, a 4, per augmentationem et diminutionem by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
46.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 8, a 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
47.
The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: Contrapunctus 9, a 4, alla duodecima by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1745-1750; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: The 'Art of the Fugue' selections were recorded at All Saints' Anglican
Church, Toronto, Canada, and at the Chapel of the Theological College,
New York City. 
48.
Concerto for Harpsichord in D major, BWV 1054 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/02/1967 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 16 Minutes 24 Secs. 
49.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Charles Libove (Violin), Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/01/1958 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 15 Secs. 
50.
Concerto for Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1058 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Golschmann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/04/1967 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 13 Minutes 37 Secs. 
51.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 4 in C sharp minor, BWV 849 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
52.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 36 Secs. 
53.
Partita for Keyboard no 2 in C minor, BWV 826 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1959 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 16 Secs. 
54.
Partita for Keyboard no 3 in A minor, BWV 827 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1963 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 12 Minutes 6 Secs. 
55.
Partita for Keyboard no 4 in D major, BWV 828 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1962-63 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 25 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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