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Inhe wrote his Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestrawhich has been called “as moving as it is lighthearted”, in five movements “involving jazz, a minuet, rock, a smidgen of polka, a march and a cadenza with two spots where a star cellist must improvise.
The rescued Mozart sonata tapes issued on DG are bad in terms of recorded technical quality; likewise the Debussy Preludes and Bach recordings of the late 60s and early 70s.
In Gulda began a relationship with the oratorio singer Ursula Anders which lasted until his death. He played instrumental pieces, at times combining jazz, free music, and classical music in his concerts.
In the s, Gulda wrote a Prelude and Fugue with a theme suggesting swing. InGulda teamed up with jazz pianist Chick Coreawho was between the breakup of Return to Forever and the formation of his Elektric Band. In a documentary film for television was made about his life, So what?!
From the s on Gulda cultivated a professional interest in jazzand in free improvisation or open music improvisations, writing songs.
In jazz, he found “the rhythmic drive, the risk, the absolute contrast to the pale, academic approach I had been taught. Although most renowned for his Mozart and Beethoven interpretations, Gulda also performed the music of J.
I don’t want to fall into the routine of the modern concert pianist’s life, nor do I want to ride the cheap triumphs of the Baroque bandwagon.
Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 10 Decemberat Gulda won first prize at the Geneva International Music Competition in Initially, the jury preferred the Belgian pianist Lode Backx, but when the final vote was taken, Gulda was the winner. Both Paul and Rico became accomplished pianists. So What — A Portrait”.
These unorthodox practices along with his refusal to sometimes follow clothing conventions he was notoriously described as resembling, in one South German concert, “a Serbian pimp” or announce the program of his concerts in advance earned him the nickname “terrorist pianist”.
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Gulda died of heart failure at the age of 69 on 27 January at his home in WeissenbachAustria. His recordings of Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier are well regarded. Gulda was married twice, firstly to actress Paola Loew — with whom he had two sons, David Wolfgang and Paul, and secondly to Yuko Wakiyama plau with whom he had another son, Rico. In the late s Gulda recorded the complete Beethoven sonatas.
Gulda’s later reliance on co-operating with companies whose recording techniques were primitive in comparison to those espoused by more sophisticated rivals stood him in very poor stead with regard to posterity.
One of the jurors, Eileen Joycewho favoured Backx, stormed out and claimed the other jurors were unfairly influenced by Gulda’s supporters. Born in Vienna as the son of a teacher, Gulda began learning to play the piano from Felix Pazofsky at piqno Wiener Volkskonservatoriumaged 7.
He also recorded as a vocalist under the pseudonym “Albert Golowin”, fooling music critics for years until it was realized that Gulda and Golowin were the same person.
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