When the recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations by pianist Glenn Gould was released in 1956, it changed the entire set of expectations with which listeners approached Bach’s keyboard music. Gould, who died in 1982, would have turned 80 this year, and Sony is marking the occasion with “Glenn Gould: The Complete Bach Collection,” a gorgeous box set containing 38 CDs, six DVDs, and a book that lay out just how Gould reinvented Bach playing in the 20th century.
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