[Note: This post has been updated (1) as of 7:26 AM Eastern on 26 Nov. See below.]
I began preparing a post dealing with Bach played on the piano (and how the piano is just dandy for Bach, but it's those lousy pianists who can't forget they're pianists who screw things up), and thought that before getting myself in too deep, I'd better take a listen to a recording of the Goldberg Variations I'd never heard but have seen commented on. I mean the Sergey Schepkin recording.
So I clicked over to Amazon to take a listen to the clips as with this work they would tell me immediately what I was dealing with. Just another pianist pianist, surely, no matter how accomplished.
Shows just how dangerous are preconceived notions. Schepkin's reading promises to be superb, the taking of repeats notwithstanding. His debt to Gould is obvious, but he's no copycat, and I just ordered the CD to give it the audition it clearly deserves and, put my intended post on hold.
Update (7:26 AM Eastern on 26 Nov): For the results of that audition, see here.