Glenn Gould's Media

Friday, June 25, 2004

Some audience research suggests that classical music lovers shun modernity, but one of the best-known classical pianists embraced everything the latest electronic media had to offer. Halfway through his creative life, Glenn Gould renounced live performance and declared he would henceforth express himself solely through media. OTM's Senior Producer Arun Rath climbed down from his ivory tower to deliver this appreciation of one of the 20th century's most controversial classical musicians.

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