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Gershwin: Concerto In F, Rhapsody No 2, I Got Rhythm Variations / Orion Weiss [blu-ray Audio]

Gershwin / Weiss / Buffalo Philharmonic Orch
Release Date: 02/28/2012 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 25  
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion Weiss
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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George Gershwin’s Concerto in F was a response to demands for a ‘proper concerto’ after the success of Rhapsody in Blue, avoiding programmatic content while providing a feast of tunes both uplifting and nostalgic. Originally intended as music for a film, his up-beat Rhapsody No 2 describes the bustling Manhattan cityscape while under construction. Sourced from his hit musical Girl Crazy, I Got Rhythm Variations was Gershwin’s last full score. Pianist Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists and
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Works on This Recording

1.
Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra by George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion Weiss (Piano)
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
2.
Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets" by George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion Weiss (Piano)
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
3.
Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer:  Orion Weiss (Piano)
Conductor:  JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 

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