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Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Concerto In F, Etc / Previn


Release Date: 03/09/1999 
Label:  Emi Great Recordings Of The Century Catalog #: 66943   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  André PrevinGervase de Peyer
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The performance of the Concerto was always a fine one by any standards, but now in the Rhapsody one senses many affinities with the famous Bernstein account. An American in Paris is exuberantly volatile..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition] "The performance of the Concerto was always a fine one by any standards, but now in the Rhapsody one senses many affinities with the famous Bernstein account. An American in Paris is exuberantly volatile..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  André Previn (Piano), Gervase de Peyer (Clarinet)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer:  André Previn (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1971 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 31 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rhapsody in Blue (orch by Ferde Greofé) (1998 Digital Remaster)
An American in Paris (1998 Digital Remaster)
Concerto in F (1998 Digital Remaster): First movement: Allegro
Concerto in F (1998 Digital Remaster): Second movement: Adagio - Andante con moto
Concerto in F (1998 Digital Remaster): Allegro agitato

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