[f_minor] Kitty Gvozdeva???

Neil Tingley neil at thump.org
Mon Mar 14 12:30:53 EDT 2011

I thought they met when Gould was there in the late fifties and stayed in
touch? Check the biographies and (published) letters for more info.



On 14 March 2011 13:26, James Wright <gzarlino at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Dear F-minor List,
> Might anyone on the list know the name Kitty Gvozdeva?  In 1958, the year
> after his tour of the Soviet Union, GG rec'd a copy of the Scriabin Sonatas
> bearing an inscription "from Kitty Gvozdeva."  When he recorded the 3rd and
> 5th Sonatas in the late-60s, he used this score, and wrote extensive
> comments, performance indications and other glossings into it.
> I still need to dig through the correspondence held in the GG Fonds at
> Library and Archives Canada, in the hope that a letter from (or to) Kitty
> Gvozdeva is there.  B ut I wondered if anyone on the list might recognize
> this name.
> Many thanks, in advance, for any help any or you might be able to provide!
> J.
> James K. Wright, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor &
> Supervisor of Performance Studies
> School for Studies in Art & Culture: Music
> A917 Loeb Building, Carleton University
> 1125 Colonel By Drive
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1S 5B6
> Email: James_Wright at carleton.ca
> Telephone : (613) 520-2600 (ext. 3734)
> Fax : (613) 520-3905
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