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Host Michael Vincent takes an in-depth look at Glenn Gould’s iconic “pygmy” chair. The more he finds out, the more mysterious it becomes.

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Host Michael Vincent takes an in-depth look at Glenn Gould’s iconic “pygmy” chair. The more he finds out, the more mysterious it becomes.

    #5 The Pianist

    #5 The Pianist

    After nearly a year of research, we bring this series about Glenn Gould and his chair to a close. Episode 5 begins with a conversation with Canadian pianist James Parker about the mechanics of Gould’s eccentric playing style. We also meet award-winning journalist and music biographer Peter Goddard at Fran’s Diner, Gould’s favourite place to eat. After some reflection, we get to the heart of Gould’s relationship with his famous chair.

    • 15分
    #4 The Carpenter

    #4 The Carpenter

    After building our own version of a Glenn Gould chair replica, we find out there are so many interesting replicas out there, that we’re going to devote this whole show to finding them. These include an 8 ft. tall chair covered in flowers, a fancy one made by an Italian furniture designer, and a futuristic hologram coming to a city near you.

    • 20分
    #3 The Auctioneer

    #3 The Auctioneer

    We find out how much Gould's chair is worth, which leaves us with a big decision to make.

    • 22分
    #2 The Curator

    #2 The Curator

    We take a trip to Ottawa to see Glenn Gould's chair for the first time.

    • 21分
    #1 The Engineer

    #1 The Engineer

    A chance discovery leads to an interview with Glenn Gould’s former recording engineer Lorne Tulk.

    • 16分
    Introducing Glenn Gould's Chair

    Introducing Glenn Gould's Chair

    On September 19, we’re taking you on an in-depth journey into the relationship between classical pianist Glenn Gould and his beloved folding chair.

    A mystery unfolds, launching host Michael Vincent down a path into the heart of one of history's most enigmatic musicians.

    Here’s a sneak peek of our story.

    • 1分

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