Sunday, August 10, 2008


Those of you who've known me a while, are familiar with my obsession with Bach's Goldberg Variations, and yes, particularly Glenn Gould's interpretations.

Karlheinz Essl, a compatriot of the Max/MSP community, recently recorded a version of the Goldberg Variations based on an existing string trio arrangement. Essl uses his Max/MSP rig, with a large dose granular synthesis, to create a choral-like call-and-response with the trio. I find it quite beautiful. Here is an excerpt from YouTube:

1 comment:

khz96 said...

Hi Jeff!

Thank you so much for posting your comment on Gold.Berg.Werk!

People interested in the music can either download the album from iTunes Music Store or listen to some excerpts from my site:

Greetings from Vienna,
--- kHz