[f_minor] Ich ruf zu dir mein Herr..../Voyager

Karl Brown kbrown at physics.carleton.ca
Mon Feb 27 11:02:09 PST 2012


You've pinged my curiosity sensor, I'll have to look into your suggestion.

Kind regards,


On 27-Feb-2012 13:36, michael macelletti wrote:
> if you want the ultimate recording of this, try   " alfred brendel the 
> farewell concerts "  decca 478 2116. he does it as his last encore, at 
> his last concert. ( can you imagine a more moving moment, after a 
> career like his ? )
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Anita Monroe <rubatoatm at gmail.com>
> *To:* Discussion of the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. 
> <f_minor at glenngould.org>
> *Sent:* Mon, February 27, 2012 1:13:50 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [f_minor] Ich ruf zu dir mein Herr..../Voyager
> Pat,
> This is awesome, and I don't use that term lightly.  Do you know if 
> this recording by Murray Perahia is available on the market?  I've 
> played this about twenty times and can't get enough of it.
> Many, many thanks,
> Anita
> PS  Forget what I wrote about not buy anything.  (-:
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 7:28 AM, Karl Brown 
> <kbrown at physics.carleton.ca <mailto:kbrown at physics.carleton.ca>> wrote:
>     Great find!
>     Although not played by GG, Murray Perahia is certainly no slouch
>     and has been a Bach fan of mine for some years. I was lucky enough
>     to meet him after a concert given here in Ottawa two years ago.
>     Makes you wonder what GG would have done with this piece of music,
>     could he have possibly played it at an even slower tempo or
>     perhaps twice as fast?
>     Although we'll never know, one thing you can be certain of, his
>     recording would have been, as with so many of his other recordings
>     ...  Gouldian.
>     Kind regards,
>     Karl
>     On 23-Feb-2012 16:47, Pat wrote:
>>     Dear all
>>     Some weeks ago someone here wanted to know if a recording of the
>>     cantata Ich ruf zu dir mein Herr Jesus Christ by Johannn
>>     Sebastian Bach was ever recorded by Glenn Gould.
>>     Well, it wasn't but by sheer coincidence I found another
>>     recording and with this one I can kill two birds with one stone.
>>     First you get a piano recording of said cantata plus you get info
>>     on the NASA Voyager mission plus absolutely stunning images :
>>     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb_KuB4AA7Q&feature=fvst
>>     <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vb_KuB4AA7Q&feature=fvst>
>>     If you are new to the GG universe, there is a connection to GG
>>     and the Voyager mission. Apart from being one of the most
>>     spectacular missions NASA ever did, this spacecraft  also
>>     contains a recording of parts of the WTC1 as recorded by GG
>>     (amongst other stuff), just in case this spacecraft might one day
>>     be found by Little Green Men far, far, very far away...
>>     Pat
>     -- 


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