Glenn Gould : the ecstasy and tragedy of genius /

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Main Author: Ostwald, Peter F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Norton, 1998, c1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Lise Deschamps Ostwald
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Concert
  • 2. A Little Night Music
  • 3. Infancy
  • 4. Child Prodigy
  • 5. A Childhood Friend
  • 6. New Teachers and Further Success
  • 7. Gaining a Manager
  • 8. "My Love Affair with the Microphone"
  • 9. Self-Isolation
  • 10. Triumph in the States
  • 11. First Contact with Psychiatry
  • 12. Conflicting Demands
  • 13. Telephone Calls
  • 14. Traveling Overseas
  • 15. Strange Illnesses
  • 16. In Search of a Home
  • 17. Dr. Joseph Stephens
  • 18. The Pitfalls of Composing and Performing
  • 19. Retirement from the Stage
  • 20. The Solitude Trilogy
  • 21. Changing Views of Composers
  • 22. Impersonator, Philosopher, and Technician
  • 23. New Faces, New Challenges
  • 24. Approaching Middle Age
  • 25. The Last Years
  • 26. A Fatal Stroke
  • Epilogue and Acknowledgments
  • Notes to Sources
  • Index

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