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Glenn Gould piano technique
A question about Why Glenn Gould sat so low turns into a great rant about musicianship
Jan 9, 2020
Glenn Gould had a wonderful piano technique and you hear it in the sound
The lower you sit, the bigger the soubd
When you sit high, there is a great tendency to compress the keys
Glenn was not slouched, his body was arched in an elastic flexion
What were his problems then? (according to his journals)
Starting from Porcupine: William Aide
Glenn Gould from a point of view of a Feldenkrais person
Bad technique generally produces bad music
C major fugue book I theme - no compression
This is why Gould was conducting the whole time
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