Glenn Gould | Sep 18, 1970 | 58:42

The Well Tempered Listener

THE WELL‑TEMPERED LISTENER (TV audio). Glenn Gould talks with Curtis Davis, director, cultural programming, National Educational Television in the U.S., about the music of J.S. Bach and then performs music from the Well‑Tempered Clavier, Book II.

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Glenn Gould - The Well Tempered ListenerSep 18, 1970 | 58:42Glenn Gould The Well Tempered Listener Audio
Glenn Gould The Well Tempered Listener Sep 18, 1970 | 58:42THE WELL‑TEMPERED LISTENER (TV audio). Glenn Gould talks with Curtis Davis, director, cultural programming, National Educational Television in the U.S., about the music of J.S. Bach and then performs music from the Well‑Tempered Clavier, Book II.

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