Canadian pianist Glenn Gould recorded 'Bach: The Goldberg Variations' in at Columbia Records on Street Studios in New York City. The finished product received phenomenal praise and was among the best-selling classical music albums of its time.
(love this guy) via the young rabbit Pianist Glenn Gould soaks his hands in the sink to limber up his fingers before performing; he starts with lukewarm water and gradually raises the temperature to hot. Photographed by Gordon Parks, March 1955
Glenn Gould: “I believe in God — Bach’s God.” March Columbia recording studio, New York - Pianist Glenn Gould listening intensely while a section of his performance of Bach’s Golderg Variations is played back. Photograph by Gordon Parks for LIFE Magazine.