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Goldberg Variations

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The 1955 version Glenn Gould is sitting in my head now, getting through Bach’s music with a dexterity that I did not know that a person could have. I believe that they were written to help a rich man fall asleep. The net is too slow for me to verify this immediately. The workings of Gould’s fingers tangle up my mind. It is appropriate that I write to this — trying to make sense of my own […]

Take a walk with me

art, etc. / Film / music

(from an episode of Rizzoli & Isles) The actor here (the one on the left) is Bruce McGill, who is one of the stars of Rizzoli & Isles, as you know because I just said so. You might be wondering, though, if you’ve seen him before — I mean, besides in Rizzoli & Isles. Here — in Animal House … “Daniel Simpson Day … Has no grade point average.”