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Glenn Gould

The Brilliance of Bach Remains Relevant

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

He loves Bach's music so much that he often fantasizes about meeting him, learning to play organ with him, and substituting his current babysitter-slash-piano coach (a fellow pianist who thinks Bach is the greatest) with Bach himself.

Dog Ears Music: Born in September Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Leonard Cohen, Pink, Julie London, John Dankworth, Chu Berry, Ray Charles, and more.

Conversations with Matt Hires, The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Threefifty, Plus Exclusives by Blackfield and Ezra Vine

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"That song is kind of about growing up in the nineties. The story that it follows is like there's all this stuff going on in the world, but it's really just about growing up and falling love and the things you do when you're young."

Glenn Gould, Petula Clark, The Beatles and 'the noise you make while breaking rules'

Dana Sachs | Posted 03.06.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

Which music do you consider superior? The Beatles or Petula Clark? And, along these same lines, do you have an opinion on the "polarity," as Gould would have it, between Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky?

Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Journalist Talks Paranormal, Builds Fort, Connects With Turkeys (VIDEO)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 11.18.2012 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

The Poltergeist Phenomenon is the first and only non-fiction book by Michael Clarkson. He says, "I would stress that I don't believe there's solid proof for them, but I would not say I don't believe in them."

I Challenge Verizon to a Public Debate: Piano Optional

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

While the executive director for corporate communications at Verizon claims that I've been doing variations on a theme, it would seem that I've been creating whole symphonies of new findings.

Thank You for the Music

Katharine Quarmby | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Katharine Quarmby

I was sent two rather lovely, seasonal gifts of music this week -- one by Pete Lawrence, the British ambient music promoter and producer (among other ...

Lindi Ortega Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With Yo-Yo Ma and Mason Jennings

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: Volume Sixty

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Jazz singer Etta Jones, born in 1928 in Aiken, South Carolina, and raised in Harlem from the age of 3, was blessed with a voice that carried a crystalline undercurrent.

Dog Ears Music: Born in September Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we feature music from Jerry Lee Lewis, Sonny Rollins, Memphis Slim, Patsy Cline, John Cage, and more.

WATCH: DATE NIGHT: Five Art Films You Shouldn't Miss

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

2010 has seen a number of beautiful art films released to, as usual, a paltry box office showing. One has to believe that sometimes the lack of stron...

Gould and Alone on Valentine's Day

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Glenn Gould was one of the the world's most famous pianists, and an iconic loner. Gould's mysteries and yes, romance, are beautifully rendered in Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould.

Brian Dillon's Informative The Hypochondriacs: Read It and Become Symptomatic

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

In The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives, Brian Dillon goes into gory detail in describing the afflictions -- or presumed afflictions -- gripping the nonet.

Sheepish In Carlyfornia

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

You may think that Carly Fiorina's "Demon Sheep" ad will hurt Fiorina's chances, but the video has given the senatorial candidate free publicity.

A Magical Night of Music and Another Triumph for Toronto: The Grand Opening of The Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Bronfman

Friday night's grand opening of The Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall proved that Toronto has truly become one of the world's top cities for the performing arts.

Linda Ronstadt On The Promise of Music

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

If you were interviewing Linda Ronstadt, would you be tempted to ask her to sing a few lines from your favourite song? Oh, I don't know, maybe "Silver...