The Essential Collection - George Gershwin

Release Date: 11/21/2006
Label: Avid
Catalog Number: 872
Composer: George Gershwin
Number of Discs: 2

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Includes work(s) by George Gershwin. Soloists: Al Jolson, George Gershwin.
Works on This Recording
1. Capitol Revue: Swanee by George Gershwin
Performer: Al Jolson (Voice)
Conductor: Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; New York, USA
1. Capitol Revue: Swanee by George Gershwin
Performer: Al Jolson (Voice)
Conductor: Carmen Dragon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; New York, USA
2. French Doll: Do it again by George Gershwin
Performer: Sue Allen (Voice)
Conductor: Billy Butterfield
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Butterfield Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1922 ; USA
2. French Doll: Do it again by George Gershwin
Performer: Sue Allen (Voice)
Conductor: Billy Butterfield
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Butterfield Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1922 ; USA
3. Lady, be Good: Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer: Hazel Scott (Voice)
Conductor: Toots Camarata
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
3. Lady, be Good: Fascinating rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer: Hazel Scott (Voice)
Conductor: Toots Camarata
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
4. Lady, Be Good!: Oh, Lady be good by George Gershwin
Performer: Ike Hatch (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
4. Lady, Be Good!: Oh, Lady be good by George Gershwin
Performer: Ike Hatch (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
5. Lady, be Good: I'd rather Charleston by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Piano), Adele Astaire (Voice), Fred Astaire (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924/1926 ; USA
5. Lady, be Good: I'd rather Charleston by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Piano), Adele Astaire (Voice), Fred Astaire (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924/1926 ; USA
6. Lady, be Good: The man I love by George Gershwin
Performer: Lena Horne (Voice), Lennie Hayton (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
6. Lady, be Good: The man I love by George Gershwin
Performer: Lennie Hayton (Piano), Lena Horne (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
7. George White's Scandals of 1924: Somebody loves me by George Gershwin
Performer: Jack Teagarden (Voice)
Conductor: Eddie Condon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eddie Condon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
7. George White's Scandals of 1924: Somebody loves me by George Gershwin
Performer: Jack Teagarden (Voice)
Conductor: Eddie Condon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eddie Condon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
8. Tip-toes: Looking for a boy by George Gershwin
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: John Scott Trotter orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; New York, USA
8. Tip-toes: Looking for a boy by George Gershwin
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: John Scott Trotter orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1925 ; New York, USA
9. Oh, Kay!: Maybe by George Gershwin
Performer: Bing Crosby (Voice)
Conductor: Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
9. Oh, Kay!: Maybe by George Gershwin
Performer: Bing Crosby (Voice)
Conductor: Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
10. Oh, Kay!: Clap yo' hands by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Merry Macs
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
10. Oh, Kay!: Clap yo' hands by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble: Merry Macs, Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
11. Oh, Kay!: Do, Do, Do by George Gershwin
Performer: Gertrude Lawrence (Voice), Tom Waring (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
11. Oh, Kay!: Do, Do, Do by George Gershwin
Performer: Tom Waring (Piano), Gertrude Lawrence (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
12. Oh, Kay!: Someone to watch over me by George Gershwin
Performer: Lee Wiley (Voice)
Conductor: Eddie Condon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eddie Condon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
12. Oh, Kay!: Someone to watch over me by George Gershwin
Performer: Lee Wiley (Voice)
Conductor: Eddie Condon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Eddie Condon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1926 ; USA
13. Funny Face: Funny face by George Gershwin
Performer: Jack [Pop Vocals] Smith (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
13. Funny Face: Funny face by George Gershwin
Performer: Jack [Pop Vocals] Smith (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
14. Funny Face: High hat by George Gershwin
Performer: Leslie Hutchinson (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
14. Funny Face: High hat by George Gershwin
Performer: Leslie Hutchinson (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
15. Funny Face: 'S Wonderful by George Gershwin
Performer: Buddy [Vocals] Clark (Voice), Dinah Shore (Voice)
Conductor: Harry Zimmerman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
15. Funny Face: 'S Wonderful by George Gershwin
Performer: Buddy [Vocals] Clark (Voice), Dinah Shore (Voice)
Conductor: Harry Zimmerman
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
16. Funny Face: He loves and she loves by George Gershwin
Performer: Leslie Hutchinson (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
16. Funny Face: He loves and she loves by George Gershwin
Performer: Leslie Hutchinson (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
17. Funny Face: My one and only by George Gershwin
Conductor: Jack Hylton
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
17. Funny Face: My one and only by George Gershwin
Conductor: Jack Hylton
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927 ; USA
18. Treasure Girl: I've got a crush on you by George Gershwin
Performer: Sarah Vaughan (Voice)
Conductor: George Treadwell
Orchestra/Ensemble: George Treadwell Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; New York, USA
18. Treasure Girl: I've got a crush on you by George Gershwin
Performer: Sarah Vaughan (Voice)
Conductor: George Treadwell
Orchestra/Ensemble: George Treadwell Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; New York, USA
19. Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer: Al Jolson (Voice)
Conductor: Morris Stoloff
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1929 ; USA
19. Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away" by George Gershwin
Performer: Al Jolson (Voice)
Conductor: Morris Stoloff
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1929 ; USA
20. Strike up the Band: Strike up the band by George Gershwin
Performer: Anne Lenner (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927/1929 ; New York, USA
20. Strike up the Band: Strike up the band by George Gershwin
Performer: Anne Lenner (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1927/1929 ; New York, USA
21. Girl Crazy: Bidin' my time by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Foursome
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
21. Girl Crazy: Bidin' my time by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Foursome
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
22. Girl Crazy: Could you use me? by George Gershwin
Performer: Judy Garland (Voice), Mickey Rooney (Voice)
Conductor: George Stoll
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
22. Girl Crazy: Could you use me? by George Gershwin
Performer: Judy Garland (Voice), Mickey Rooney (Voice)
Conductor: George Stoll
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
23. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer: Frank Sinatra (Voice)
Conductor: Axel Stordahl
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
23. Girl Crazy: Embraceable you by George Gershwin
Performer: Frank Sinatra (Voice)
Conductor: Axel Stordahl
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
24. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer: Betty Kent (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Jack Simpson Sextet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
24. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer: Betty Kent (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Jack Simpson Sextet
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
25. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paul Whiteman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
25. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paul Whiteman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1924 ; USA
26. Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Performer: Helen Ward (Voice)
Conductor: Teddy Wilson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Teddy Wilson Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
26. Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Performer: Helen Ward (Voice)
Conductor: Teddy Wilson
Orchestra/Ensemble: Teddy Wilson Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
27. Girl Crazy: Treat me rough by George Gershwin
Performer: Mickey Rooney (Voice)
Conductor: George Stoll
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
27. Girl Crazy: Treat me rough by George Gershwin
Performer: Mickey Rooney (Voice)
Conductor: George Stoll
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1930 ; USA
28. Of Thee I Sing: Wintergreen for President by George Gershwin
Performer: Sonny Schuyler (Voice), Jane Froman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Salon Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
28. Of Thee I Sing: Wintergreen for President by George Gershwin
Performer: Jane Froman (Voice), Sonny Schuyler (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Victor Salon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
29. Of Thee I Sing: Who cares? by George Gershwin
Performer: Sonny Schuyler (Voice), Jane Froman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Salon Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
29. Of Thee I Sing: Who cares? by George Gershwin
Performer: Jane Froman (Voice), Sonny Schuyler (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Victor Salon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
30. Of Thee I Sing: Of thee I sing by George Gershwin
Performer: Sonny Schuyler (Voice), Jane Froman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Salon Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
30. Of Thee I Sing: Of thee I sing by George Gershwin
Performer: Jane Froman (Voice), Sonny Schuyler (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Victor Salon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
31. Of Thee I Sing: Love is sweeping the country by George Gershwin
Performer: Sonny Schuyler (Voice), Jane Froman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Salon Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
31. Of Thee I Sing: Love is sweeping the country by George Gershwin
Performer: Sonny Schuyler (Voice), Jane Froman (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Victor Salon Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
32. Let 'em Eat Cake: Mine by George Gershwin
Performer: Shirley Ross (Voice)
Conductor: Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, The Foursome
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1933 ; USA
32. Let 'em Eat Cake: Mine by George Gershwin
Performer: Shirley Ross (Voice)
Conductor: Victor Young
Orchestra/Ensemble: The Foursome, Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1933 ; USA
33. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: Helen Jepson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
33. Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer: Helen Jepson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
34. Porgy and Bess: It takes a long pull by George Gershwin
Performer: Paul Robeson (Bass)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
34. Porgy and Bess: It takes a long pull by George Gershwin
Performer: Paul Robeson (Bass)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
35. Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Performer: Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
35. Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Performer: Lawrence Tibbett (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
36. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer: Johnny Mercer (Voice)
Conductor: Billy Butterfield
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Butterfield Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
36. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer: Johnny Mercer (Voice)
Conductor: Billy Butterfield
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Butterfield Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
37. Shall We Dance: Beginner's Luck by George Gershwin
Performer: Mary Lee (Voice)
Conductor: Roy Fox
Orchestra/Ensemble: Roy Fox & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
37. Shall We Dance: Beginner's Luck by George Gershwin
Performer: Mary Lee (Voice)
Conductor: Roy Fox
Orchestra/Ensemble: Roy Fox & His Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
38. Shall We Dance: They all laughed by George Gershwin
Conductor: Red Nichols
Orchestra/Ensemble: Red Nichols Orchestra, Three Songies
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
38. Shall We Dance: They all laughed by George Gershwin
Conductor: Red Nichols
Orchestra/Ensemble: Three Songies, Red Nichols Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
39. Shall We Dance: Let's call the whole thing off by George Gershwin
Performer: Billie Holiday (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Holiday Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
39. Shall We Dance: Let's call the whole thing off by George Gershwin
Performer: Billie Holiday (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Holiday Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
40. Shall We Dance: They can't take that away from me by George Gershwin
Performer: Billie Holiday (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Holiday Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
40. Shall We Dance: They can't take that away from me by George Gershwin
Performer: Billie Holiday (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Billy Holiday Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936-1937 ; USA
41. Damsel in Distress: Things are looking up by George Gershwin
Performer: Fred Astaire (Voice)
Conductor: Ray Noble
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ray Noble Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
41. Damsel in Distress: Things are looking up by George Gershwin
Performer: Fred Astaire (Voice)
Conductor: Ray Noble
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ray Noble Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
42. Damsel in Distress: A foggy day by George Gershwin
Performer: Anne Lenner (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
42. Damsel in Distress: A foggy day by George Gershwin
Performer: Anne Lenner (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
43. Damsel in Distress: Nice work if you can get it by George Gershwin
Performer: George Melachrino (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
43. Damsel in Distress: Nice work if you can get it by George Gershwin
Performer: George Melachrino (Voice)
Conductor: Carroll Gibbons
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Hotel Orpheans
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
44. Goldwyn Follies: Love walked in by George Gershwin
Performer: Kenny [Vocalist] Baker (Voice)
Conductor: Russ Morgan
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russ Morgan Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
44. Goldwyn Follies: Love walked in by George Gershwin
Performer: Kenny [Vocalist] Baker (Voice)
Conductor: Russ Morgan
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russ Morgan Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
45. Goldwyn Follies: I was doing all right by George Gershwin
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Eight
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
45. Goldwyn Follies: I was doing all right by George Gershwin
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Savoy Eight
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
46. Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer: Mildred Bailey (Voice)
Conductor: Red Norvo
Orchestra/Ensemble: Red Norvo Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
46. Goldwyn Follies: Love is here to stay by George Gershwin
Performer: Mildred Bailey (Voice)
Conductor: Red Norvo
Orchestra/Ensemble: Red Norvo Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1937 ; USA
47. Dawn of a New Day by George Gershwin
Performer: Charles Goodwin (Voice)
Conductor: Horace Heidt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Horace Heidt Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
47. Dawn of a New Day by George Gershwin
Performer: Charles Goodwin (Voice)
Conductor: Horace Heidt
Orchestra/Ensemble: Horace Heidt Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1931 ; USA
48. Shocking Miss Pilgrim: Changing my tune by George Gershwin
Performer: Mel Torme (Voice)
Conductor: Artie Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mel-Tones, Artie Shaw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
48. Shocking Miss Pilgrim: Changing my tune by George Gershwin
Performer: Mel Torme (Voice)
Conductor: Artie Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mel-Tones, Artie Shaw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
49. Shocking Miss Pilgrim: For you, for me, for evermore by George Gershwin
Performer: Margaret Whiting (Voice)
Conductor: Gray
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
49. Shocking Miss Pilgrim: For you, for me, for evermore by George Gershwin
Performer: Margaret Whiting (Voice)
Conductor: Gray
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
50. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Piano), George Gershwin (Celesta)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; USA
50. An American in Paris by George Gershwin
Performer: George Gershwin (Celesta), George Gershwin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1928 ; USA
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