Happy New Year

Happy New Year from the frigid wastelands of Boston’s South Shore.

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to learn to play the Brahms Intermezzo Opus 117 No 1. Here is Glenn Gould’s version:

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4 thoughts on “Happy New Year

  1. Glenn Gould? Pooh! I’m sure your version will be better!

    Happy New Year, maestro!
    (p.s. Is “maestro” the right word for a pianist?)

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  2. Gould got into trouble when he played Brahms. When he did the first concerto with Bernstein and the NY Phil, he was widely criticized (including by Lenny) for playing the thing too damn slow.

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