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The Best Of Gershwin


Release Date: 02/20/2001 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8556686   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Kathryn SelbyLeon Bates
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman OrchestraSlovak State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Cuban Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
2. Concerto for Piano in F major: 2nd movement, Adagio - Andante con moto by George Gershwin
Performer:  Kathryn Selby (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
3. Porgy and Bess: Clara, Clara by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "A woman is a sometime thing," "I got plenty o'nuttin," "Bess, you is my woman now," and
"Summertime." 
4. Preludes (3) for Piano by George Gershwin
Performer:  Leon Bates (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
5. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "I got rhythm,"
"Mexican hat dance scene," "But not for me," and "Broncho busters." 
6. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Kathryn Selby (Piano)
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
7. Porgy and Bess: A woman is a sometime thing by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Clara, Clara," "I got plenty o'nuttin," "Bess, you is my woman now," and "Summertime." 
8. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "A woman is a
sometime thing," "I got plenty o'nuttin," "Bess, you is my woman now," and
"Clara, Clara." 
9. Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Written: 1935 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "A woman is a
sometime thing," "Clara, Clara," "Bess, you is my woman now," and "Summertime." 
10. Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "A woman is a
sometime thing," "I got plenty o'nuttin," "Clara, Clara," and "Summertime." 
11. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Embraceable you"
"Mexican hat dance scene," "But not for me," and "Broncho busters." 
12. Girl Crazy: Mexican hat dance scene by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "I got rhythm,"
"Embraceable you," "But not for me," and "Broncho busters." 
13. Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "I got rhythm,"
"Mexican hat dance scene," "Embraceable you," and "Broncho busters." 
14. Girl Crazy: Bronco Busters by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1930; United States of Ame 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "I got rhythm,"
"Mexican hat dance scene," "But not for me," and "Embraceable you." 
15. Shall We Dance: They can't take that away from me by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Richard Hayman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Richard Hayman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 

Sound Samples

Cuban Overture
Piano Concerto in F major: Piano Concerto in F: Andante con moto - Adagio
Porgy and Bess
3 Preludes for Piano: Prelude No. 1
3 Preludes for Piano: Preludes No. 2
3 Preludes for Piano: Prelude No. 3
Girl Crazy: (Selections)
Shall we Dance: They Can't Take That Away from Me
Rhapsody in Blue

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