Glenn Gould's Goldberg Variations
A Transcription of the 1981 Recording of the Goldberg Variations by Johannes Bach. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Nicholas Hopkins. Performance score. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.PL1046).
Item Number: CF.PL1046
This transcription of Glenn Gould's 1981 landmark recording of Johann Sebastian Bach's Goldberg Variations presents in notated form crucial aspects of Gould's performance practices with regard to this piece, in particular, tempos, ornamentation, dynamics and articulations. Also included are Gould's fingerings and pedalings. The edition features a newly edited and engraved "Urtext" version of the Goldberg variations on verso pages, accompanied by Gould's realization on recto pages. Pianists and harpsichordists will delight in the careful research behind the preparation of this critical edition.