Tuesday, August 30, 2016

PBS, sheesh

O PBS NewsHour , if you want me to pay attention to the brief essay a writer is reading aloud, don’t play Glenn Gould’s 1981 recording of the Aria from the Goldberg Variations underneath the writer’s voice. Bach — and Gould — are is not for background.


August 31: It’s not the Gould recording. Thanks to Sean at Contrapuntalism for pointing that out.

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[I liked the background better.]

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