New Year’s Eve treat: Glenn Gould sings Mahler

December 31, 2015 by norman lebrecht


The great pianist tries out St Antony’s Sermon to the Fishes on a herd of elephants.

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glenn gould animals

His baritone voice is not bad, but his German needs attention.

Comments (2)

  1. ruben greenberg says:

    Elephants deserve something less heavy-handed.

  2. Mlka says:

    Can one view this other than celebrating the actions of the seemingly unhinged ?

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