Sunday, February 14, 2010

A passionate but antisensual composer

The ideal realization of Sibelius as a passionate but antisensual composer.
Glenn Gould on Herbert von Karajan's 1965 recording of Sibelius' Fifth Symphony, the finale of which Gould used in the epilogue of his 1967 'contrapuntal radio' documentary The Idea of North.

The best damned record Glenn Gould ever made is here.
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