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Expanded Edition - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Etc / Thomas


Release Date: 02/24/2004 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 93018   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  George GershwinHarold JonesSarah VaughanGeorge Gaffney,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Jazz BandBuffalo Philharmonic OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Gershwin (Piano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Jazz Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/23/1976 
Venue:  CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City 
Length: 13 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ferde Grofé (for jazz band)
The solo piano part features a piano roll made in 1925 by George Gershwin. 
2.
Oh, Kay!: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Funny Face: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4.
Girl Crazy: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
5.
Strike up the Band: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927/1929; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 7 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6.
Of Thee I Sing: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7.
Let 'em Eat Cake: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/12/1976 
Venue:  Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/11/1974 
Venue:  Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
Length: 18 Minutes 32 Secs. 
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 
Date of Recording: 10/21/1983 
Venue:  Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, Los Angeles 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
10.
Lady, be Good: Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Harold Jones (Drums), Sarah Vaughan (Mezzo Soprano), George Gaffney (Piano),
Andy Simpkins (Bass)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1982 
Venue:  Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, Los Angeles 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody in Blue
An American in Paris
Overture To 'Oh Kay!'
Funny Face Overture
Overture To 'Girl Crazy'
Strike Up the Band Overture
Of Thee I Sing Overture
Let 'Em Eat Cake Overture
Promenade (Walking The Dog)
Fascinating Rhythm (Album Version)

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