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Gershwin - Super Hits


Release Date: 05/04/2004 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 92388   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Leonard BernsteinMichael Tilson ThomasPhilippe EntremontJoshua Bell,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard BernsteinMichael Tilson ThomasEugene OrmandyAndre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraNew York PhilharmonicPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
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 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Ferde Grofé. 
2.
An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Length: 18 Minutes 32 Secs. 
3.
Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  Michael Tilson Thomas (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jascha Heifetz 
4.
Concerto for Piano in F major: 3rd movement, Allegro Agitato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5.
Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Michael Tilson Thomas (Piano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6.
Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), John Williams ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
7.
Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin), John Williams ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Brohn. 
8.
Strike up the Band: Strike up the band by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chestnut Brass Company
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927/1929; New York, USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
9.
Porgy and Bess: Jasbo Brown Blues by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Porgy and Bess: Act 2, Scene 3 "Before Dawn"", "Porgy and Bess: Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder!" and "Porgy and Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way." 
10.
Porgy and Bess: Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder! by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Porgy and Bess: Jasbo Brown Blues", "Porgy and Bess: Act 2, Scene 3 "Before Dawn"" and "Porgy and Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way." 
11.
Porgy and Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Porgy and Bess: Jasbo Brown Blues", "Porgy and Bess: Act 2, Scene 3 "Before Dawn"" and "Porgy and Bess: Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder!." 
12.
Porgy and Bess: Oh Bess, where's my Bess? by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13.
Porgy and Bess: Act 2, Scene 3 "Before Dawn" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Porgy and Bess: Jasbo Brown Blues", "Porgy and Bess: Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder!" and "Porgy and Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way." 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody in Blue
An American in Paris
III. Allegro agitato from Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra
Strike Up the Band from Strike Up the Band (Voice)
Preludes for Piano (1926)
Promenade (Walking The Dog)
I Got Rhythm
Embraceable You
Jazzbo Brown; Before Dawn (Act II, Scene 3); Good Mornin' Sistuh; Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way from Catfish Row
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? from Porgy and Bess

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