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[F_minor] GlennGould magazine celebrates the Year of Glenn Gould
With the culmination of its Year of Glenn Gould celebrations, GlennGould
magazine is pleased to announce its upcoming issue.
GlennGould Vol. 13, No. 2 (Fall 2008) ? Articles to include:
* How Mozart Became a Bad Composer: Transcript of a television program
Gould made for American public television in 1968 but that was subsequently
?lost? until rediscovered last year.
* Mozart: A Personal View: Conversation between Gould and the filmmaker
Bruno Monsaingeon, used in 1979 as liner notes for his boxed set of Mozart?s
complete sonatas but never before reprinted.
* Glenn Gould Remixed: An ?Acoustic Choreography? for Scriabin?s Piano
Sonata No. 5,? by Paul Théberge: An exciting article (based on a lecture) on
one of Gould?s most interesting and innovative recording techniques;
exclusive to GlennGould.
* Glenn Gould in Performance: A Documentary History?Part 3, 1947-1950:
Continuation of our account of Gould?s career as a concert, recording, and
broadcasting performer, told through archival facsimiles and commentary.
* Excerpt from a new book: A Romance on Three Legs: Glenn Gould?s
Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Piano, by Katie Hafner
* Report on the 2008 Glenn Gould Prize laureate: the Venezuelan
musician, economist, educator, and politician José Antonio Abreu, the
founder of the Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las
Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela (Foundation of the National
System of Youth and Child Orchestras of Venezuela), popularly known as ?El
GlennGould Magazine is a semi-annual magazine that offers an amazing view
into the world of the legendary Canadian pianist, writer, composer, and
broadcaster Glenn Gould (1932-1982). The magazine will intrigue you with
never-before-published texts by Gould, essays, scripts for radio and
television, program notes, lectures, interviews, humour, as well as letters,
diaries, and other private writings.
The magazine publishes a wide range of articles about Gould, too, as well as
articles that touch only indirectly on Gould but deal with issues that were
important to him or that broaden our understanding of his life, work, and
thought. The magazine also offers documentary history in the form of
reprinted reviews, profiles, and other biographical texts from Gould?s own
lifetime, and offers reviews of new books, recordings, broadcasts,
conferences, and so on?keeping track of the expanding industry around Gould.
Every issue is overflowing with photographs and facsimiles of concert
programs, album covers, compositional manuscripts, workings papers,
juvenilia, and other archival documents.
Don?t miss the exciting, never before published, works coming in the 2009
issues of GlennGould magazine
* Two more installments of ?Glenn Gould in Performance,? covering the
years 1951-54 and 1955-56.
* Facsimiles and commentary on several compositions Gould worked on
during the late 1950s and early 1960s, including a clarinet sonata, a song
cycle based on Donne?s Holy Sonnets, a concert aria dealing with the siege
of Stalingrand, and an opera based on Richard Strauss.
* Several texts (on Bach, Beethoven, and Schoenberg) Gould wrote for
Audition, a recorded magazine printed by Columbia Records in the mid-1960s.
* Complete transcript of the only diary Gould ever kept, for several
months in 1980, very revealing both personally and professionally.
* Facsimiles and commentary on Gould?s drafts for a screenplay he was
working on near the end of his life, based on the Japanese novel The
Be part of the legacy of this world renowned musician.
For more information, please contact
University of Toronto Press ? Journals Division
5201 Dufferin Street Toronto, ON M3H 5T8 Canada
Tel: (416) 667-7810 Fax: (416) 667-7881 Toll Free Fax! (800)
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