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Glenn Gould : the alchemist

Author: Bruno MonsaingeonFrançois-Louis RibadeauPierre-Olivier BardetStephen WrightOrlando GibbonsAll authors
Publisher: [England] : EMI Classics, ℗2002.
Series: Classic archive, 9.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presented on DVD for the very first time, this unique film in four parts presents Glenn Gould both in performance and interviews with Bruno Monsaingeon. Filmed in 1974, it gives us a rare opportunity to see Gould performing some ten years after his retreat from the concert platform. The material has been lovingly restored, using the finest state-of-the-art technology, and includes a fascinating bonus filmed in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Music videos
Documentary films
Concert films
Interviews
Named Person: Glenn Gould; Glenn Gould
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Monsaingeon; François-Louis Ribadeau; Pierre-Olivier Bardet; Stephen Wright; Orlando Gibbons; William Byrd; Arnold Schoenberg; Anton Webern; Alban Berg; Johann Sebastian Bach; Aleksandr Nikolayevich Scriabin; EMI (Firm); Idéale Audience International.; IMG Artists (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52719241
Language Note: Interviews in English, commentary in French; sub-titles available in German, English, French and Spanish.
Notes: EMI Classics: 7243 4 90128 9 0.
"A co-production between Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Idéale Audience International, and Stephen Wright, IMG Artists"--Container.
Program notes by Bruno Monsaingeon in German, English, French and Spanish (27 p. : ill.) in container.
Credits: Film by Bruno Monsaingeon ; directed by François-Louis Ribadeau ; produced by Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Idéale Audience International, and Stephen Wright, IMG Artists.
Performer(s): Glenn Gould, piano.
Event notes: Recorded in Toronto in Jan. and Feb. 1974.
Description: 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Contents: Part 1. The retreat (incl. Lord of Salisbury pavane / Gibbons ; Gaillard no. 6 / Byrd ; Suite, op. 25. Intermezzo / Schoenberg) --
Part 2. The alchemist (incl. English suite no. 1 in A major, BWV 806. Sarabande ; Bourree ; Désir ; Caresse dansée / Scriabin) --
Part 3. Glenn Gould 1974 (incl. So you want to write a fugue?. excerpt / Gould ; Variations for piano, op. 27 / Webern ; Sonata for piano, op. 1 / Berg --
Part 4. Partita no. 6 in E minor / Johann Sebastian Bach --
Bonus: The piano revealed on film : Trials with Glenn Gould / filmed by Michael Hirvy.
Series Title: Classic archive, 9.
Responsibility: a film by Bruno Monsaingeon ; réalisation, directed by François-Louis Ribadeau.

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"Presented on DVD for the very first time, this unique film in four parts presents Glenn Gould both in performance and interviews with Bruno Monsaingeon. Filmed in 1974, it gives us a rare opportunity to see Gould performing some ten years after his retreat from the concert platform. The material has been lovingly restored, using the finest state-of-the-art technology, and includes a fascinating bonus filmed in the 1950s."--Container.

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