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Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, American In Paris / Bernstein

Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Great Performances Catalog #: 37242   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraNew York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 16 Minutes 26 Secs. 
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Length: 18 Minutes 22 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Bernstein was born to conduct Gershwin September 22, 2017 By peggy winnett (Leeds, MA) See All My Reviews "If anyone could bring out the excitement, the uniquiness, the rythemic glories of American composer, George Gershwin, it would be American conductor Leonard Bernstein. I would go so far as to say this is the definitive recorded performance of this piece." Report Abuse
 I don't Like Rhapsody in Blue April 7, 2012 By Richard H. (Glendale, AZ) See All My Reviews "Gershwin wrote this piece in an effort to bridge the gap between jazz and classical music. He failed miserably and wound up with this silly thing that doesn't even stand well on it's own. Bernstein is a top flight musician/conductor and he does as good a job with it as anyone could, especially conducting the Columbia Philharmonic from the piano. "American" fairs somewhat better and once again Bernstein and the NYP show their stuff. Hence two stars instead of one." Report Abuse
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