Partita for Glenn Gould: An Inquiry into the Nature of Genius by Georges LerouxPartita for Glenn Gould: An Inquiry into the Nature of Genius by Georges Leroux

Partita for Glenn Gould: An Inquiry into the Nature of Genius

byGeorges Leroux

Hardcover | October 21, 2010

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Glenn Gould (1932-1982) was a giant of twentieth-century classical music, but one whose eccentricities have sometimes obscured the moral seriousness of his approach to art. Countering this common misperception, Partita for Glenn Gould is an eloquent tribute to the artist that illuminates his versatile genius, his thinking, and our reasons for loving his art.
Georges Leroux is a professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at the Université de Québec à Montréal.
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Title:Partita for Glenn Gould: An Inquiry into the Nature of GeniusFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:October 21, 2010Publisher:McGill-Queen's University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0773538100

ISBN - 13:9780773538108

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"Leroux's modesty shines through: he reveres Gould, but there is little sense of propriety, of snaring the inevitable elusiveness of genius. In other words, he does not pretend to own Gould by offering the definitive take on his art and philosophy ... Ler