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Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, American In Paris


Release Date: 03/14/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000616702   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  James LevineAndré PrevinDavid FinckRoberto Szidon
Conductor:  James LevineSeiji OzawaEdward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraSan Francisco Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  James Levine (Piano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Notes: Arranger: Ferde Grofé. 
2. Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
3. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
4. Porgy and Bess: Suite "Catfish Row" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
5. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), David Finck (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
6. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  David Finck (Double Bass), André Previn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
7. Concerto for Piano in F major: 1st movement, Allegro by George Gershwin
Performer:  Roberto Szidon (Piano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody in Blue - Jazz Band Version, orch.: Ferde Grofé: Rhapsody in Blue
Cuban Overture
An American In Paris
"Porgy and Bess" Suite (Catfish Row): Catfish Row
Girl Crazy: I got rhythm
Girl Crazy: Embraceable You
Concerto in F: 1. Allegro

Customer Reviews

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 Terrible recording August 27, 2012 By Richard Key (Santa Rosa, CA) See All My Reviews "Basically a jazz album not a classical one. Totally caught off guard. Thought I was buying a classical album." Report Abuse
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