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The Complete Gershwin- Works For Piano & Orchestra / Siegel


Release Date: 11/04/1992 
Label:  Vox Box Catalog #: 5007   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey SiegelSusan SlaughterJohn KormanYuan Tung,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Siegel (Piano), Susan Slaughter (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Length: 33 Minutes 10 Secs. 
2.
Lullaby by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
3.
Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Performer:  John Korman (Violin), Yuan Tung (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 26 Secs. 
4.
Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Siegel (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Length: 14 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Silfies (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
6.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Siegel (Piano)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Length: 17 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7.
Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8.
Porgy and Bess: Suite "Catfish Row" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 25 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gershwin 
9.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Length: 17 Minutes 54 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Opinion Unchanged after 20 years February 21, 2018 By Jonathan S. (Anchorage, AK) See All My Reviews "I purchased and reviewed this set 20 years ago, and my opinion has not changed. The entire set drags. If you want to listen to a pedantic Rhapsody in Blue where each individual piano note is visible, and any nuance or nod to Jazz has been completely expunged this recording is for you. I originally felt that the worst seat in the hall had been selected for microphone placement, after listening with headphones, I believe poor engineering is the culprit; the orchestra is weighted to the brass and the balance between orchestra and piano is leans heavily toward the piano. Additionally, the disk is periodically punctuated by a low bass rumble. I am disappointed each time any track from this set presents itself in my playlist." Report Abuse
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