Glenn Gould and Beethoven's Tempest Sonata

A selection of clips

Only Gould ever played the Tempest Sonata really well and made it tolerable, no one else. Anyone else made it intolerable to me. It is, of course, very ponderous, the Tempest Sonata, Reger said, like a lot of Beethoven's work.

Thomas Bernhard, Old Masters: A Comedy
Translated by Ewald Osers
Glenn Gould plays Beethoven's Tempest Sonata