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The Story of a Genius – the title says it all. This 2-CD hard cover limited edition gives a perfect introduction to the life, music and style of Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. This limited edition comes with a biographical essay and a “Glenn Gould dictionary”, giving explanations to 32 facts about Glenn Gould, starting with A about his various “Alias” on to C like “car driving” or “Canada” up to R like “recording studio”. The about 60-pages book in English features many unknown photos of Glenn Gould, the 2 CDs contain selections of his Bach and “non-Bach” recordings.

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The Story Of A Genius

THIS IS GLENN GOULD – STORY OF A GENIUS (2 CD+BOOK)

Released: 2012

    Disc 1

  1. The Idea of North (This is Glenn Gould) Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (1955 Version)
  2. Aria (1955 Version)
  3. Aria variata alla maniera italiana in A minor, BWV 989
  4. Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028 (Instrumental) - I. Adagio
  5. Sonata No. 2 in D Major, BWV 1028 (Instrumental) - II. Allegro
  6. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 - I. [ ]
  7. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 - II. Adagio
  8. Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 - III. Presto
  9. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015 (Instrumental) - III. Andante un poco
  10. Sonata No. 2 in A Major, BWV 1015 (Instrumental) - IV. Presto
  11. Praeludium in C Major, BWV 933
  12. Invention No. 1 in C Major, BWV 772
  13. Sinfonia No. 1 in C Major, BWV 787
  14. Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 (Instrumental) - Prelude
  15. Track Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 (Instrumental) - Fugue
  16. The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (Excerpts) - Contrapunctus I (Excerpts)
  17. The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus I
  18. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) - (Version of 1959)
  19. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) - Andante (Version of 1959)
  20. Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971 (Version of 1959) - Presto (Version of 1959)
  21. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) - Allegro
  22. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) - Largo
  23. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 (Instrumental) - Presto
  24. Goldberg Variations; BWV 988 - Aria da capo
  25. Disc 2

  1. The Idea of North (This is Glenn Gould)
  2. Fantasy in C Major
  3. Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 15 - Allegro con brio
  4. Drei Klavierstücke Op. 11 (Instrumental) - Mässig
  5. Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428 - Prelude. Presto attacca
  6. Suite No. 3 in D minor HWV 428 - Allegro Fugue
  7. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 24 in C minor, K.491 (Instrumental) - Allegretto
  8. Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande Allegro ma non troppo from Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastoral"
  9. Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51 (Instrumental) - Andante
  10. Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI: 51 (Instrumental) - Finale. Presto
  11. Sonata No. 11 in A Major for Piano, K. 331 - Alla Turca: Allegretto
  12. Intermezzo No. 6 in E-flat minor, Op. 118 - Andante, largo e mesto
  13. Morgen, Op. 27 No. 4
  14. Deux Morceaux, Op. 57 - No. 1: Désir
  15. Deux Morceaux, Op. 57 - No. 2: Caresse dansée
  16. Die Meistersinger, Prelude, Act I (Piano transcription)