Friday, April 24, 2009

Glenn Gould

First, read about the Voyager Golden Record which is fascinating in and of itself.
Glenn Gould was the one of the musicians featured on that, playing a piece of Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. He also recorded the Goldberg Variations as his first recording in 1955, and re-recorded them again in 1981 as one of his last performances. Here is the 1981 performance in it's entirety:

Wiki article about him here, and then put this on your movie queue.

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