WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

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 
In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

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

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In