Ulvi Yurtsever drew our attention to Glenn Gould's:
>Beethoven concerto recordings; some of the most original readings of this
>bread-and-butter repertoire, and flat-out the best in Nos.1 and 2 (more
>exciting than even the best HIP versions).
The first version of the third piano concerto I ever owned was Gould's - I
once lent it to a friend from whom a burglar with excellent taste stole it.
During a flute passage in the slow movement, there was a less than discreet
cough in the distance. I've tried not to, but I always mentally insert the
cough whenever I hear any version of the concerto.
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