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Expanded Edition - Bach: Goldberg Variations (1981) / Gould


Release Date: 02/24/2004 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 93070   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Glenn Gould
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording.
This selection contains a track featuring excerpts from Tim Page's 1982 audio interview with Glenn Gould about the 'Goldberg Variations.'
This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording.
This selection contains a track featuring excerpts from Tim Page's 1982 audio interview with Glenn Gould about the 'Goldberg Variations.' 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: 1981 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studios, New York City 
Length: 51 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Nuremberg, Germany (1741 - 1742). 

Sound Samples

Aria (1981 Version)
Variation 1 a 1 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 2 a 1 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 3 a 1 Clav. Canone all'Unisono (1981 Version)
Variation 4 a 1 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 5 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 6 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Seconda (1981 Version)
Variation 7 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 8 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 9 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Terza (1981 Version)
Variation 10 a 1 Clav. Fughetta (1981 Version)
Variation 11 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 12 Canone alla Quarta (1981 Version)
Variation 13 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 14 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 15 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quinta. Andante (1981 Version)
Variation 16 a 1 Clav. Overture (1981 Version)
Variation 17 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 18 a 1 Clav. Canone alla Sesta (1981 Version)
Variation 19 a 1 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 20 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 21 Canone alla Settima (1981 Version)
Variation 22 a 1 Clav. Alla breve (1981 Version)
Variation 23 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 24 a 1 Clav. Canone all'Ottava (1981 Version)
Variation 25 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 26 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 27 a 2 Clav. Canone alla Nona (1981 Version)
Variation 28 a 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav. (1981 Version)
Variation 30 a 1 Clav. Quodlibet (1981 Version)
Aria da capo (1981 Version)
Glenn Gould discusses his performances of the "Goldberg Variations" with Tim Page (Excerpt)

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