Goldberg Variations, Aria, BWV 988, Johann Sebastian Bach, 1742 (Glenn Gould, 1981)

Performance for Two Record Players
Piano: Left and Right Hands
2 minutes, 58 seconds

Published in collaboration with
Bywater Bros. Editions
November 2007

Two 33 1/3 rpm vinyl records inside
a printed gatefold sleeve
7.5 x 7.5 inches / 19 x 19 cm (sleeve folded)
7.5 x 15 inches / 19 x 38 cm (sleeve unfolded)
7 inch / 17.5 cm diameter (records)

Tim Lee's Piano Performance for Two Record Players features the artist's rendition of the opening aria of Bach's Goldberg Variations. An audio recording of each of Lee's hands was individually mastered on its own record, thus to hear Lee's 'variation', a listener must employ two turntables in perfect synchronicity.

 

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