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Gershwin Plays Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue, Swanee, Etc


Release Date: 01/16/2001 
Label:  Naxos Nostalgia Catalog #: 8120510   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin
Conductor:  Paul Whiteman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fred Van Eps TrioPaul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Capitol Revue: Swanee by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fred Van Eps Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 1919 
Venue:  Montreal, Canada 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2. Improvisation for Piano on "Sweet and Low Down" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/06/1926 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3. Improvisation for Piano on "That Certain Feeling" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
4. Improvisation for Piano on "Looking for a Boy" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5. Tip-toes: When do we dance? by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 1926 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6. Oh, Kay!: Do, Do, Do by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1926 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
7. Improvisation for Piano on "Someone to Watch over Me" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/08/1926 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
8. Improvisation for Piano on "Clap Your Hands" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1926 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Improvisation for Piano on "Maybe" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/12/1926 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
10. Improvisation for Piano on "'S Wonderful" and "Funny Face" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/12/1928 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
11. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Conductor:  Paul Whiteman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/10/1924 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12. Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 1919-31 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13. Rhapsody in Blue: Andante by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1928 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
14. Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/26/1931 
Venue:  New York, New York 
Length: 14 Minutes 35 Secs. 
15. Funny Face: My one and only by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/08/1928 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Capito Revue: Swanee
Tip-toes: Sweet And Low Down
That Certain Feeling
Tip-toes: Looking For A Baby
Tip-toes: When Do We Dance?
Oh, Kay!: Do-Do-Do
Oh, Kay!: Someone To Watch Over Me
Oh, Kay!: Clap Yo' Hands
Oh, Kay!: Maybe
Funny Face: My One And Only
Funny Face: 'S Wonderful -
Rhapsody In Blue
Prelude No. 1 in B flat major: Prelude No. 1
Prelude No. 2 in C sharp minor: Prelude No. 2
Prelude No. 3 in E flat minor: Prelude No. 3
Rhapsody In Blue: Andante from
Second Rhapsody

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