A Musical Force
By (author) Vladimir Konieczny
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Glenn Gould by Vladimir Konieczny
Book DescriptionGlenn Gould (1932-1982) was a prodigy who loathed the word, a brilliant pianist who disliked performing, and a public figure who craved solitude. With his recording of the Goldberg Variations by J.S. Bach, Gould became an international celebrity. Gould's unusual interpretations, quirky stage mannerisms, and teasingly contrarian pronouncements fascinated and annoyed audiences and critics. He gave concerts in Canada, the United States, and abroad for several years. To everyone's disbelief, he quit the concert stage just a few months short of his thirty-second birthday and immersed himself in his true love: the recording studio.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550028195
(216mm x 140mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Vladimir Konieczny
Struggling for Perfection, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Vladimir Konieczny
Tells the story of the famous pianist, Glenn Gould, an enigmatic figure who made some of the most acclaimed classical recordings of the last century. He has become a national icon in Canada. This title delivers a portrait of this imposing figure in music history.
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Author Biography - Vladimir Konieczny
Vladimir Konieczny is a freelance writer and a professional saxophone and bassoon player. He first heard Glenn Gould on the CBC during his teens, and he has remained a lifelong fan. The author of the children's title Struggling for Perfection: The Story of Glenn Gould, he lives on Pender Island, British Columbia.
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