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Gershwin - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64060   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard BernsteinKatia LabèqueMarielle LabèqueAndré Previn,   ... 
Conductor:  John T. WilliamsLeonard BernsteinAndre KostelanetzMichael Tilson Thomas,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston PopsColumbia Symphony OrchestraAndre Kostelanetz Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Strike up the Band: Strike up the band by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927/1929; New York, USA 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Green 
2. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard Bernstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
3. Preludes (3) for Piano: no 1 in B flat major, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso by George Gershwin
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Notes: Transcribed: Irwin Kostal 
4. Concerto for Piano in F major: 1st movement, Allegro by George Gershwin
Performer:  André Previn (Piano)
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
5. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
6. Preludes (3) for Piano: no 3 in E flat minor, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Kahane (Piano), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz
Transcribed: Yo-Yo Ma 
7. Porgy and Bess: Medley by George Gershwin
Performer:  Sarah Vaughan (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
8. Lady, be Good: Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Sarah Vaughan (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
9. Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
10. Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
11. Lullaby by George Gershwin
Performer:  Claus Adam (Cello), Raphael Hillyer (Viola), Earl Carlyss (Violin),
Robert Mann (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 

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