[f_minor] Paul Hindemith

maryellen jensen maryellenjensen28 at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 5 14:23:14 MST 2013

Nice one Pat, you bring up a brilliant point - "no more concerts" bah humbug. GG did keep giving concerts - to an even larger audience than could have fit into any venue he'd ever performed in before. 

As for the state of music on t.v. these days... I reckon only the BBC, Mezzo and Arte are even making any sort of effort. As for what brilliance has gone before - we do have youtube. Bernstein's Harvard lectures, Omnibus programs and Young People's Concerts are constantly being taken down by creeps but being put back up again by people who care. Anyone looking for 'Omnibus' episodes let me know, I have found them on an alternative to youtube which shall not be mentioned here.

Anyone else interested in trying to prise out GG's "How Mozart Became A Bad Composer"?  I'll put in a few hours trying.

From: pzumst at bluewin.ch
To: f_minor at glenngould.org
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 11:55:27 +0100
Subject: Re: [f_minor] Paul Hindemith

H Kate and all
Thanks for reviving the list a bit
A fugist to the manor born, eh ? Ya learn summet new every day....I do 
speak english, german and french, yet I still marvel at the linguistic 
uniqueness of the patois that is gouldish. What a funny man, when he tries to be 
funny he isn’t, but when he is acting serious I sometimes can’t help but 
It is funny to watch these innocent clips nowdays, they seem to have fallen 
through a crack in space and time. One could question Mr. Gould’s presence on 
television (Lenny did a better job there I reckon, also when GG claimed he never 
played a live concert in front of an audience after 1963 he is a bleeding liar), 
but I marvel at the freedom he had in doing what he did on the tube. The stuff 
he got away with (both in music and presentation style) is astonishing and must 
make some television personalities green with envy nowdays. Or shudder in 
Yet all this makes one wish there would be something similar on telly these 
days. More classical music and some education about music in general for the 
mindless and dumbed-donw masses instead of André Rieu and stupid supermodels. 
Let’s revive the Bildungsbürgertum !

From: Kpapademas at aol.com 
Sent: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 5:02 PM
To: f_minor at glenngould.org 
Subject: [f_minor] Paul Hindemith

Hello Everyone - Check out 
then go listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMe-RGkUfb0

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