the Goldberg Variations

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6984208089899995423

Go to this URL to get a taste of Canada’s wacky Glenn Gould performing Bach’s Goldberg Variations–an aria accompanied by 30 variations. Apparently the work is an uncommon example of variation of form.

Here’s another example of variation, this time in Gould’s weird impresonations:

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