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Glenn Gould

Concert Tours

Part 7 of 7

Primarily a soloist, on rare occasions Gould did perform with singers, violinists, or chamber groups. His partners always found him easy to work with, cooperative rather than domineering.

Gould's familiarity with music, and piano music in particular, was extensive. However, his concert repertoire, and to a lesser degree his recorded repertoire, were focused on a limited number of composers, in particular Bach, Beethoven and Schoenberg. Other favourite or favoured composers were Gibbons, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Richard Strauss, Sibelius, Berg, Webern and Hindemith. His attitude towards Mozart was ambivalent but he recorded all his piano sonatas.

Cover of score, SONATA NO. 7 FOR PIANO, OP. 83, by Sergei Prokofieff


Prokofieff, Sergei. Sonata No. 7 for Piano, Op. 83. G. Schirmer Inc., 1943. Annotated

Gould's notes for Schoenberg's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 42, included with the program for Cleveland Orchestra concert, Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, November 26 and 28, 1959. View article with illustrations in HTML format

Cover of program for a Cleveland Orchestra concert, November 26 and 28, 1959


Program for Cleveland Orchestra concert, Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio

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