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Expanded Edition - Bach: Goldberg Variations (1955) / Gould


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 90387   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 59 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording.
This CD also includes studio outakes from the 1955 recording session.
This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording.
This CD also includes studio outakes from the 1955 recording session. 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 Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 39 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 
2. 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: 07/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 
3. 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: 08/01/1957 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a monaural recording. 

Sound Samples

Aria (1955 Version)
Variation 1 a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 2 a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 3 a 1 Clav. Canone all' Unisuono (1955 Version)
Variation 4 a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 5 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 6 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Seconda (1955 Version)
Variation 7 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 8 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 9 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Terza (1955 Version)
Variation 10 a 1 Clav. Fughetta (1955 Version)
Variation 11 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 12 Canone alla Quarta (1955 Version)
Variation 13 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 14 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 15 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quinta. Andante (1955 Version)
Variation 16 Ouverture a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 17 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 18 - Canone alla Sesta a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 19 a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 20 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 21 Canone alla Settima (1955 Version)
Variation 22 Alla breve a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 23 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 24 Canone all' Ottava a 1 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 25 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 26 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 27 Canone alla Nona (1955 Version)
Variation 28 a 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1955 Version)
Variation 30 a 1 Clav. Quodlibet (1955 Version)
Aria da capo (1955 Version)
Fugue in F-sharp minor, BWV 883
Fugue in E Major, BWV 878
Studio Outakes from the 1955 Goldberg Variations

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