GOULD, Glenn: Radio Documentaries - Pablo Casals, Leopold Stokowski

     
 GLENN GOULD
     
 Casals - A Portrait for Radio  
1 ALBERT KAHN: Periodically and, strangely enough, not infrequently - I meet someone who has never heard of the name of Pablo Casals before 3:15
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2 KAHN: Not so very long ago - when I was in Puerto Rico last - we were talking about how we happened to come together originally 3:03
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3 KAHN: It's a very strange feeling - when you're sitting, talking to Don Pablo - to realize that you're speaking with a man who played... 2:27
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4 KAHN: You have to understand that I am speaking not as a musicologist - music is not primarily my field 2:42
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5 KAHN: In the United States today, I suppose his name is most closely associated with his yearly appearances at the Marlboro Festival 7:20
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6 PABLO CASALS: Now I say that the Marlboro School is the best possible - the best school in the world 6:49
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7 KAHN: One question that was recently asked me regarding Casals, I found of special interest 5:10
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8 FELIX GALAMIR: May I inject myself, my own personality into this discussion for a moment? 9:04
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9 GUILLERMO FIGUEROA: Last year in the festival we had played a Bruckner symphony 8:07
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10 KAHN: And there's one rather interesting contradiction that is perhaps worth mentioning 7:18
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11 GALAMIR: Now Casals is a very strong personality 2:57
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12 KAHN: It was Sir Francis Bacon who said that there is no beauty which hath not some imperfection in its being 7:30
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13 GALAMIR: I also think that basically Casals is a very simple person 4:58
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14 KAHN: If I were asked to sum up Don Pablo's credo, I think I would quote some words of his own rather than try to paraphrase what he said 3:49
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15 HARRY MANNIS: Casals - A Portrait for Radio 1:36
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 Stokowski - A Portrait for Radio  
1 GLENN GOULD: This is Glenn Gould and this programme is about Leopold Stokowski 5:34
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2 LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI: Think of our solar system. Its colossal size 7:07
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3 STOKOWSKI: Although I am interested in everything in the universe, what I really deeply understand is the symphonic world 3:55
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4 STOKOWSKI: First of all, it's our privilege and our necessity to try to realize what was in the soul of the composer... 4:06
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5 STOKOWSKI: If I had to perform the music of, say, Mozart or Shostakovich or Debussy: they all have their own world 3:08
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6 STOKOWSKI: I think that Ives had that freedom 3:07
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7 STOKOWSKI: We must give our education of music and of philosophy and of everything connected with human life, subtlety 2:31
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8 STOKOWSKI: It can all be expressed in one word, and that one word is 'freedom' 3:22
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9 STOKOWSKI: But has the Russian artist been divorced from the West? 5:02
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 Stokowski, Leopold
10 STOKOWSKI: It is remarkable that one can stay in the home and hear music from all over the world 7:08
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 Stokowski, Leopold
11 STOKOWSKI: In Holland, about 20 years ago, I was conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra 5:10
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12 STOKOWSKI: I find that every day come new possibilities and new ideas and they must not be ignored 2:52
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 Stokowski, Leopold
13 STOKOWSKI: It is quite possible that the so-called 'cave man' had such ideas too 4:46
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14 HARRY MANNIS: Stokowski - A Portrait for Radio 0:48
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 Stokowski, Leopold