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Gershwin/Porter/Kern: Overture


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 68589   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George GershwinCole PorterJerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre OrchestraLondon SinfoniettaNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Damsel in Distress: Suite by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: John McGlinn. 
2. Girl Crazy: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3. Of Thee I Sing: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Tip-toes: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5. Primrose: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6. Damsel in Distress: Stiff upper lip by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 22 Secs. 
7. Oh, Kay!: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York New Princess Theatre Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1986 
Venue:  RCA Studios, New York City 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8. Anything Goes: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
9. Can-can: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
10. Kiss Me, Kate: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 13 Secs. 
11. Gay Divorcée: Night and Day by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
12. The Cat and the Fiddle: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
13. Girl from Utah: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14. Leave it to Jane: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15. Have a Heart: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
16. Sweet Adeline: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
17. O Lady! Lady!: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 1 Secs. 
18. Sitting Pretty: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
19. Very Warm for May: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
20. Swing Time: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Pick Yourself Up", also from Jerome Kern's "Swing Time". 
21. Swing Time: Pick Yourself Up by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the overture from Jerome Kern's "Swing Time". 
22. Swing Time: The Way You Look Tonight by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
23. Swing Time: Waltz in Swing Time by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
24. Swing Time: Never Gonna Dance by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
25. Swing Time: Bojangles of Harlem by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  Ambrosian Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
26. Show Boat: Overture by Jerome Kern
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London (06/1987 - 08/1987) 
27. Gay Divorcée: Overture by Cole Porter
Conductor:  John McGlinn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1990 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 

Sound Samples

A Damsel in Distress - Music from the film
Girl Crazy: Overture: Girl Crazy
Of Thee I Sing: Prelude
Tip-Toes: Overture: Tip-Toes
Primrose: Overture: Primrose
A Damsel in Distress: Stiff upper lip
Oh, Kay!: Overture: Oh, Kay!
Anything Goes: Overture: Anything Goes
Can-Can: Overture: Can-Can
Kiss Me, Kate: Overture: Kiss Me, Kate
Gay Divorce: Overture: Gay Divorce
Gay Divorce: Night and Day
The Cat and the Fiddle: Overture: The Cat and the Fiddle
The Girl from Utah: Overture: The Girl from Utah
Leave it to Jane: Overture: Leave it to Jane
Have a Heart: Overture: Have a Heart
Sweet Adeline: Overture: Sweet Adeline
O, Lady! Lady!: Overture: O, Lady! Lady!
Sitting Pretty: Overture: Sitting Pretty
Very Warm for May: Overture: Very Warm for May
Swing Time: I. Main Title and Pickup Yourself Up (Lyrics Dorothy Fields)
Swing Time: II. The Way You Look Tonight
Swing Time: III. Waltz in Swing Time
Swing Time: IV. Never Gonna Dance
Swing Time: V. Bojangles of Harlem (Lyrics Dorothy Fields)
Show Boat: Overture: Show Boat

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