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Inhaltsangabe: When Mikhail Baryshnikov defected in Toronto in 1974, he admitted that he knew only three things about Canada: It had great hockey teams, a lot of wheatfields, and Glenn Gould.
In Wondrous Strange, Kevin Bazzana vividly recaptures the life of Glenn Gould, one of the most celebrated pianists of our time. Drawing on twenty years of intensive research, including unrestricted access to Gould's private papers and interviews with scores of friends and colleagues, many of them never interviewed before, Bazzana sheds new light on such topics as Gould's family history, his secretive sexual life, and the mysterious problems that afflicted his hands in his later years. The author places Gould's distinctive traits--his eccentric interpretations, his garish onstage demeanor, his resistance to convention--against the backdrop of his religious, upper middle-class Canadian childhood, illuminating the influence of Gould's mother as well as the lasting impact of the only piano teacher Gould ever had. Bazzana offers a fresh appreciation of Gould's concert career--his high-profile but illness-plagued international tours, his adventurous work for Canadian music festivals, his musical and legal problems with Steinway & Sons. In 1964, Gould made the extraordinary decision to perform only for records, radio, television, and film, a turning point that the author examines with unprecedented thoroughness (discussing, for example, his far-seeing interest in new recording technology). Here, too, are Gould's interests away from the piano, from his ambitious but failed effort to be a composer to his innovative brand of "contrapuntal radio."
Richly illustrated with rare photographs, Wondrous Strange is a superbly written account of one of the most memorable and accomplished musicians of our times.
About the Author:
Kevin Bazzana holds a doctorate in music history and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. A freelance writer, editor, and lecturer, he is the author of Glenn Gould: The Performer in the Work, a study of Gould as pianist and interpreter. He lives in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.
Titel: Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn ...
Verlag: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
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Buchbeschreibung McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2003. Buchzustand: Fair. First Edition first Printing. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP10756415
Buchbeschreibung McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 2003. Buchzustand: Good. First Edition first Printing. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP46260549
Buchbeschreibung McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. Buchzustand: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2654727054
Buchbeschreibung McClelland and Stewart. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0771011016I3N00
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Buchbeschreibung McClelland and Stewart, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Like new, but no dust jacket. Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers H8-8RKL-TPXU
Buchbeschreibung Mcclelland & Stewart Ltd, Toronto, 2003. Hardcover. pp. 528. 8vo. Black and white photographs. Light shelfwear, ink stamp to page edges; very good+ in a very good+ dust jacket with light shelfwear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 020464
Buchbeschreibung McClelland & Stewart Ltd, Toronto, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. 1st. (CAD) No markings, solid Very Good in unclipped Very Good dust jacket, Black boards, 528pp, index. B&W photos. A heavy book. 92.5 JM FO 59/7 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Buchnummer des Verkäufers 65643
Buchbeschreibung McClelland & Stewart Ltd, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: As New. 1st Edition. The book looks like new, unread and clean. Edges are sharp and fine. No tears or creases. No stain, writing or reminder marks. The binding is straight and tight. Standard shipping is by USPS Media Mail & Expedited shipping is by USPS Priority Mail or equivalent. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 009624