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George Gershwin

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's Wonderful (3)
A Damsel in distress (3)
A Foggy Day (In London Town) (1)
A Suite of Preludes (arr. LA and R Stoodley for piano duo) (1)
Ambulatory Suite (arr. Nelson Riddle) (1)
American Stories (1)
An American in Paris (arr. Jascha Heifetz) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. LA and R Stoodley for piano duo as 'An American in Paris revisited') (1)
An American in Paris (arr. M van Gils) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. for accordion and string quintet) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. for saxophones by A. Vrieswijk) (1)
An American in Paris (excerpt arr. for Clarinet and Strings) (1)
An American in Paris (trans. William Daly for solo piano) (2)
An American in Paris: medley (1)
An American in Paris in miniature (paraphrased for piano solo by Maurice Whitney) (2)
An American in Paris (51)
Blah Blah Blah (2)
Blue Lullaby (1)
Boy! What Love has Done to Me! (2)
But Not for Me (2)
By Strauss (3)
Crazy Girl (1)
Cuban Overture (version for piano duet) (1)
Cuban Overture (24)
Dayful of Song (1)
Diversions (arr. LA and R Stoodley for piano duo) (1)
Embraceable You (arr. Henry Levine) (1)
Embraceable You (trans. Earl Wild) (1)
Embraceable You (7)
Fantasy in Seven Colors (1)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (6) (4)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (arr. Chilcott) (1)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (4)
Fragment in G minor (1)
Funny Face (3)
George Gershwin's Songbook for piano (18) (excerpts) (1)
George Gershwin's Songbook for piano (18) (11)
George Gershwin's Songbook (1)
George White's Scandals of 1924 (3)
Gershwin in Brass (1)
Gershwin in Hollywood (1)
Girl Crazy (selections) (1)
Girl Crazy (10)
Goldwyn Follies (1)
How Long Has This Been Going On (2)
I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise (4)
I Got Rhythm (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
I Got Rhythm (trans. Earl Wild) (2)
I Got Rhythm Variations (original version for 2 pianos) (1)
I Got Rhythm Variations (16)
I Got Rhythm (21)
Impromptu in two Keys (10)
Improvisations (8) (1)
Isn't It a Pity? (1)
Jasbo Brown Blues (1)
La-La-Lucille! (1)
Lady be good! (6)
Liza (3)
Love is here to Stay (3)
Love walked in (arr. Grainger) (1)
Love walked in (arr. Ward Swingle) (1)
Love walked in (6)
Lullaby (orch. Serebrier) (1)
Lullaby (12)
Melody in F minor (1)
Melody no.17 'Sleepless night' (5)
Merry Andrew (7)
New York Rhapsody (from the film 'Delicious') (1)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (2)
Novelette in Fourths (8)
Of thee I sing (4)
Oh, Kay! (7)
» Maybe
Oh, Lady Be Good! (2)
Our love is here to stay (1)
Pardon my English (1)
Piano Concerto in F major (version for 2 pianos) (2)
Piano Concerto in F major (44)
Poppyland (1)
Porgy and Bess (highlights) (7)
Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (3)
Porgy and Bess: Scenes (arr. LA and R Stoodley for piano duo) (1)
Porgy and Bess: Suite 'Catfish Row' (12)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. F Villard for Clarinet and Strings) (1)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. Heifetz for violin and piano) (1)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. for violin and piano) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (arr. Alexander Courage) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (arr. Armen Babakhanian) (1)
Porgy and Bess Suite (arr. Fernie) (1)
Porgy and Bess Suite (7)
Porgy and Bess (102)
» Medley
Prelude (fragment) (2)
Prelude (unnumbered) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Emmanuel Feldman for cello & piano) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Heifetz) (4)
Preludes (3) (arr. J Cohn) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Roy Bargy) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Stephan Koncz for clarinet and orchestra) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. for clarinet and piano) (3)
Preludes (3) (arr. for clarinet and strings) (1)
Preludes (3) (orch. Serebrier) (1)
Preludes (3) for piano (11)
Preludes (3) (42)
» no.1
» no.2
Promenade 'Walking the dog' (15)
Ragtime Lullaby (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Phantasy, arr. Yuri Povolotsky) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Ferde Grofe) (2)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. for clarinet and piano) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (excerpts) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (solo piano) (4)
Rhapsody in Blue (trans. Rudolf Innig for organ) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (version for 2 pianos) (3)
Rhapsody in Blue (version for 2 pianos and orchestra) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (92)
Rhapsody in Claret & Blue (arr. Nigel Kennedy) (1)
Rhapsody no.2 (2)
Rialto Ripples (11)
Rosalie (3)
Rubato (4)
Second Rhapsody (9)
Shall We Dance (6)
Short story (1)
Show Girl (3)
» Liza
Sleepless night (4)
Somebody Loves Me (trans. Earl Wild) (1)
Somebody Loves Me (5)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Herman Jeurissen) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Jamey Ray) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Joseph Turrin) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Maurice Whitney) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Poster) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (3)
Song arrangements (1)
Soon (4)
Spanish Prelude (1)
Strike up the Band (arr. Ira Hearshen) (1)
Strike up the Band (12)
» Soon
Swanee (1)
Swiss Miss (1)
That Certain Feeling (2)
The Barkleys of Broadway (1)
The French Doll (1)
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1)
The Show is on (1)
The man I love (arr. Gershwin) (1)
The man I love (arr. Percy Grainger) (1)
The man I love (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
The man I love (trans. Earl Wild) (2)
The man I love (15)
They all laughed (2)
Three-Quarter Blues (9)
Three times a day (1)
Tip-Toes (6)
Triple Tribute (1)
Waltzes (2) in C major (6)
Who Cares? (3)
Yankee Doodle Blues (2)

George Gershwin (September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935).

Gershwin studied piano under Charles Hambitzer and composition with Rubin Goldmark and Henry Cowell. He began his career as a song plugger, but soon started composing Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin and Buddy DeSylva. He moved to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger, where he began to compose An American in Paris. After returning to New York City, he wrote Porgy and Bess with Ira and the author DuBose Heyward. Initially a commercial failure, Porgy and Bess is now considered one of the most important American operas of the twentieth century. Gershwin moved to Hollywood and composed numerous film scores until his death in 1937 from a brain tumor.

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Recent Gershwin releases

Orff - Carmina Burana; Gershwin - American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue; Beethoven - Late Choral Music
Orff - Carmina Burana; Gershwin - American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue; Beethoven - Late Choral Music

£18.00

(Dutton - Epoch)

Salut d’Amour
Salut d’Amour

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(Sleeveless Records)

Mademoiselle in New York
Mademoiselle in New York

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(Warner)

Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in Blue

£13.25

(Sleeveless Records)

Gershwin - The Birth of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’
Gershwin - The Birth of ‘Rhapsody in Blue’

£13.25

(Nimbus)

Todd - Mass in Blue
Todd - Mass in Blue

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(Convivium)

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition; Gershwin & Wild
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition; Gershwin & Wild

£13.25

(C-AVI)

Wiener Philharmoniker Summer Night Concert 2019
Wiener Philharmoniker Summer Night Concert 2019

£11.88

(Sony)

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue; Goodyear - Callaloo, Piano Sonata
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue; Goodyear - Callaloo, Piano Sonata

£13.25

(Orchid Classics)

Philippe Entremont: The Complete Piano Solo Recordings on Columbia Masterworks
Philippe Entremont: The Complete Piano Solo Recordings on Columbia Masterworks

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(Sony)

Antal Dorati: Milestones of a Legend
Antal Dorati: Milestones of a Legend

£16.10

(Documents)

Schumann Quartett: Chiaroscuro
Schumann Quartett: Chiaroscuro

£13.25

(Berlin Classics)

Charlotte de Rothschild: Romance
Charlotte de Rothschild: Romance

£13.25

(Nimbus - Alliance)

American Soul... from Broadway to Paris
American Soul... from Broadway to Paris

£13.25

(Haenssler)

American Dreams: Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue, Preludes & Transriptions
American Dreams: Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue, Preludes & Transriptions

£13.25

(ICSM Records)

Light Entertainment from Zemlinsky to Gershwin
Light Entertainment from Zemlinsky to Gershwin

£13.25

(Gramola)

The Golden Violin: Music of the 20s
The Golden Violin: Music of the 20s

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(Berlin Classics)

Porgy, Preludes & Paris: Gershwin Arrangements for Piano Duo
Porgy, Preludes & Paris: Gershwin Arrangements for Piano Duo

£11.88

(Divine Art)

Western Moods
Western Moods

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(Ars Produktion)

Seiji Ozawa: The Complete Deutsche Grammophon Recordings
Seiji Ozawa: The Complete Deutsche Grammophon Recordings

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(Deutsche Grammophon)

Leonard Pennario: The Complete RCA Album Collection
Leonard Pennario: The Complete RCA Album Collection

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(Sony)

Love Songs
Love Songs

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(Signum)

Musick to Heare
Musick to Heare

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(Willowhayne Records)

Le Pari des Bretelles
Le Pari des Bretelles

£13.25

(Mirare)

(speak to me): New Music, New Politics
(speak to me): New Music, New Politics

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(Coviello Classics)

Gershwin & Ravel - Music for Piano Duo
Gershwin & Ravel - Music for Piano Duo

£11.88

(Divine Art)

Serebrier conducts Gershwin: An American in Paris, Piano Concerto, 3 Preludes
Serebrier conducts Gershwin: An American in Paris, Piano Concerto, 3 Preludes

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(Somm)

Les Prodiges: Season 4
Les Prodiges: Season 4

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