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Pictures of the Glenn Gould 1988 Exhibition at the National Library of Canada
Two views of the record jackets of Gould's works
The Steinway piano CD318, which Gould discovered in Eaton Auditorium and used for most of his recordings from the early 1960s until the late 1970s, on permanent display in the main foyer of the National Library of Canada building. The piano, maintained as Gould preferred it, is used from time to time for concerts at the National Library.
Close-up view of the center of one of the "disks" used to display documents
Close-up view of the side of one of the "disks" used to display documents
Listening booth. The telephone receivers played brief recordings of Glenn Gould's voice commenting on various subjects such as the "Idea of North" as well as samples of Gould's recordings as visitors looked through the window into a simulation of his "office".
Several "scrapbooks" showed additional photos, articles and information on Glenn Gould. Visitors could look at and read through writings about and by Glenn Gould, such as The Prospects of Recording.