[f_minor] NCA and CD 318 played by Angela Hewitt
Richard de Waard
mail at rdewaard.nl
Mon May 14 04:24:22 PDT 2012
Well, CD 318 was dropped and severely damaged during Gould's lifetime and considered beyond repair. Also, it used to be set up in a very specific way. One could argue if this is actually the same instrument as when Glenn Gould played it.
On 13 mei 2012, at 22:53, michael macelletti wrote:
> very eye opening. i had always thought that there was a special life in cd318. and that it's hair- trigger action, with the total lack of key- bobbing after being struck, had a lot to do with gould's results. but no. after hearing hewitt playing cd318 , with a total absence of that incredible glenn gould spark, but a very good juilliard student-like interpretation, ( bach international winner ? ), i realized that i was wrong. the magic, ( in this case, not mozart ! ), was gould himself.
> From: "Kpapademas at aol.com" <Kpapademas at aol.com>
> To: f_minor at glenngould.org
> Sent: Sat, May 12, 2012 12:32:03 PM
> Subject: [f_minor] NCA and CD 318 played by Angela Hewitt
> Hello all and Happy Mother's Day for tomorrow (May 13, 2012)!
> A little Gould CD 318 treat - Angela Hewitt playing the Gould piano (there is a video). Also, that the piano will now be in the National Art Center in Ottawa.
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