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Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue; Strike Up The Band Overture; Promenade / Falletta [blu-ray Audio]

Gershwin / Weiss / Fullam / Buffalo Pco / Falletta
Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 33   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion WeissJohn Fullam
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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This is an audio-only (i.e., with no video content) Blu-ray disc playable only on Blu-ray players.

Also available on standard CD

George Gershwin fired up the New York music scene with his mélange of alluring tunes and refinement of the jazz vibe. His Strike up the Band Overture opened a flashy broadway hit and, inspired by a train ride, the composer heard his masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue as a “musical kaleidoscope of America”. Promenade was reconstructed from a 1937 film score, and Catfish Row was Gershwin’s concert suite from the opera Porgy and Bess. Acclaimed as a “bold, gutsy performance with plenty of pizzazz” and with “impressive
Read more brilliance and depth”, JoAnn Falletta’s previous Gershwin volume can be found on 8.559705 or Blu-ray NBD0025.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Porgy and Bess: Suite "Catfish Row" by George Gershwin
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
2.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion Weiss (Piano)
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
3.
Strike up the Band: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927/1929; New York, USA 
4.
Shall We Dance: Promenade "Walking the dog" by George Gershwin
Performer:  John Fullam (Clarinet)
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 

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