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Gershwin: Fascinating Rhythm / Menuhin, Grappelli


Release Date: 03/01/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 85081   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Stéphane GrappelliYehudi MenuhinMax HarrisIke Isaacs,   ... 
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Lady, be Good: Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Max Harris (Piano),
Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Alan Clare (Piano),
Denny Wright (Guitar), Lennie Bush (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano), Ike Isaacs (Guitar),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Denny Wright (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Max Harris (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
3. Damsel in Distress: A foggy day by George Gershwin
Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Laurie Holloway (Piano),
Laurie Holloway (Harpsichord), Pierre Michelot (Double Bass), Ronnie Verrell (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  EMI Bovema Studios, Heemstede, Holland 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4. Funny Face: 'S Wonderful by George Gershwin
Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Max Harris (Piano), Alan Clare (Piano),
Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Denny Wright (Guitar),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Ronnie Verrell (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5. Lady, be Good: The man I love by George Gershwin
Performer:  Laurie Holloway (Piano), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Laurie Holloway (Harpsichord), Pierre Michelot (Double Bass), Ronnie Verrell (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1977 
Venue:  EMI Bovema Studios, Heemstede, Holland 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Alan Clare (Piano), Max Harris (Piano),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Denny Wright (Guitar),
Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
7. Shall We Dance: They all laughed by George Gershwin
Performer:  Martin Taylor (Guitar), Derek Price (Percussion), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
David Snell (Harp), Ray Swinfield (Flute), Laurie Holloway (Piano),
Allan Ganley (Drums), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1981 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
8. Funny Face: Funny face by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Laurie Holloway (Piano),
Ray Swinfield (Flute), Derek Price (Percussion), Allan Ganley (Drums),
Martin Taylor (Guitar), David Snell (Harp), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1981 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
9. Lady, be Good by George Gershwin
Performer:  Chris Karen (Drums), Tony Crombie (Drums), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1973 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10. Strike up the Band: Soon by George Gershwin
Performer:  Alan Clare (Piano), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Denny Wright (Guitar),
Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Max Harris (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11. Damsel in Distress: Nice work if you can get it by George Gershwin
Performer:  Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Max Harris (Piano), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
Denny Wright (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Alan Clare (Piano),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
12. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Denny Wright (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums), Alan Clare (Piano),
Max Harris (Piano), Ike Isaacs (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
13. Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Lennie Bush (Double Bass), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Denny Wright (Guitar),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Alan Clare (Piano), Max Harris (Piano),
Ike Isaacs (Guitar), Ronnie Verrell (Drums)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1975 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14. Funny Face: He loves and she loves by George Gershwin
Performer:  Laurie Holloway (Piano), Allan Ganley (Drums), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin),
Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Martin Taylor (Guitar), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
David Snell (Harp), Derek Price (Percussion), Ray Swinfield (Flute)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1981 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
15. Shall We Dance: They can't take that away from me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Stéphane Grappelli (Violin), Martin Taylor (Guitar), Laurie Holloway (Piano),
Ray Swinfield (Flute), Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Lennie Bush (Double Bass),
Derek Price (Percussion), Allan Ganley (Drums), David Snell (Harp)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936-1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 07/1981 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
16. Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer:  Tony Crombie (Drums), Chris Karen (Drums), Stéphane Grappelli (Violin),
Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Nelson Riddle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alan Clare Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/1972 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Fascinating Rhythm (1988 Digital Remaster)
Soon (1988 Digital Remaster)
Summertime (1988 Digital Remaster)
Nice work if you can get it (1988 Digital Remaster)
Embraceable You (1988 Digital Remaster)
Liza (1988 Digital Remaster)
A Foggy Day (in London town) (1988 Digital Remaster)
'S Wonderful (1988 Digital Remaster)
The man I love (arr. Max Harris) (1988 Digital Remaster)
I Got Rhythm (1988 Digital Remaster)
He loves and she loves
They can't take that away from me
They all laughed
Funny Face
Love is here to stay (1988 Digital Remaster)
Oh, lady, be good! (1988 Digital Remaster)

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