[f_minor] Annus Mirabilis

Karl Brown kbrown at physics.carleton.ca
Wed Mar 7 06:22:56 PST 2012





On 07-Mar-2012 9:14, Pat wrote:
> Dear all
> (refering to the previous mail by Karl)
> First of all, annus mirabilis is latin and means "wonder year". I 
> think it is safe to say that 2012 might see some cool events which 
> will celebrate the Life and Times of GG.
> What I have found so far is sparse. The NLC web site does not list 
> current of upcoming events, despite that the claim they have..  But I 
> reckon there will be one special event and we will hear about it soon.
> Appartently a group of artists is organzzing a train trip to Wawa in 
> September, where GG spend some quality time:
> http://www.groupofseventrainevent.ca/
> The Stratford Music Festival in Ontario, where GG performed sevaral 
> times will announce its plans for the summer in April: 
> http://www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=68 
> <http://www.stratfordsummermusic.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=68>
> You will probably remember that someone close to the festival made 
> inquiries and was looking for suggestions some time ago right here on 
> f_minor. This might be of interest and hopefully some cool stuff will 
> be in that schedule.
> Other locations such as The GG Studio (where you can see the great 
> Cowboy Junkies this month !), Massey Hall and Ray Thompson Hall have 
> not yet released schedules for the fall, so have most Universities 
> that have a canadian studies dept. Apparently Rideau Hall where one of 
> GG's pianos is housed is not open to the public being the seat of the 
> local Governor. Hm.
> Not much right now but we will see more over the next months. Since 
> this list is about GG I reckon it would be a good idea if you can 
> forward any info on local events for the rest of us to see.
> Pat
> *From:* Karl Brown <mailto:kbrown at physics.carleton.ca>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 07, 2012 1:09 PM
> *To:* Discussion of the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. 
> <mailto:f_minor at glenngould.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [f_minor] Ich ruf zu dir mein Herr..../Voyager
> Hello Mary,
> I must apologize, I just returned an e-mail to you & Kate, only 
> addressing the message to Kate instead of Kate and yourself.
> Sincerest apologies,
> Karl
> On 03-Mar-2012 17:27, maryellen jensen wrote:
>> To Karl Brown,
>> This is a bit late of me but the Gould family Chickering was on 
>> display in Ottawa for the 75th birthday anniversary exposition "The 
>> Sounds of Genius", along with CD 318. I took some photos but I don't 
>> have a scanner... if you ask nicely perhaps Kate Papademas will post 
>> a couple of photos of it here on F Minor. Needless to say the two 
>> pianos were there on a strictly "Do Not Touch" basis although 
>> Karishmeh Felfeli was given a turn ... it's on youtube:
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CPe4goj-o-Q 
>> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CPe4goj-o-Q>
>> That expo was really well done, I'm glad I went. Good memories.
>> Mlle. Felfeli doesn't refer to Gould by his Christian name,
>> Mary
>> > Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:32:20 -0500
>> > From: kbrown at physics.carleton.ca
>> > To: f_minor at glenngould.org
>> > Subject: Re: [f_minor] Ich ruf zu dir mein Herr..../Voyager
>> >
>> > Good morning Pat,
>> >
>> > Any idea as to what became of GG's Chickering Piano ?
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Karl
>> >
>> >
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