Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Swanee
Al Jolson 2:38
2 The Yankee Doodle Blues
Van & Schenck 2:39
3 Do It Again
Arthur Lange’s Orchestra 2:44
4 Somebody Loves Me
Isabelle & Tom Patricola 3:10
5 Fascinating Rhythm
Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards 2:55
6 Oh, Lady Be Good
Buck & Bubbles 3:31
7 Tell Me More
Alexander Gray 3:04
8 Sweet and Low‐Down
Singing Sophomores 2:43
9 Song of the Flame
Tessa Kosta 2:53
10 “Oh, Kay!” Medley
Columbia Light Opera Company 4:17
11 ’S Wonderful
Ipana Troubadours 3:10
12 My One and Only
Cliquot Club Eskimos 2:57
13 The Man I Love
Vaughn De Leath with Fred Rich & His Hotel Astor Orchestra 3:11
14 Oh, Gee! Oh, Joy!
Ben Selvin & His Orchestra 2:49
15 Liza (All the Clouds’ll Roll Away)
Ipana Troubadours 3:00
16 Do What You Do
Ipana Troubadours 2:59
17 Strike Up the Band
Red Nichols & His Orchestra 2:44
18 I Got Rhythm
Kate Smith 2:47
19 “Of Thee I Sing” Dance Medley
Abe Lyman & His Californians 4:38
20 Wintergreen for President
Hal Kemp & His Orchestra 3:07
21 My Cousin in Milwaukee
Eddy Duchin & His Central Park Casino Orchestra 2:58
22 Let ’em Eat Cake
Emil Coleman & His Riviera Orchestra 2:54
23 It Ain’t Necessarily So
Leo Reisman & His Orchestra 2:53
24 They All Laughed
Red Nichols & His Orchestra 2:45
25 Nice Work If You Can Get It
Maxine Sullivan & Her Orchestra 2:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Foggy Day (in London Town)
Fred Astaire with Ray Noble & His Orchestra 2:56
2 Love Is Here to Stay
Ella Logan 3:04
3 Dawn of a New Day (Song of the World’s Fair)
Horace Heidt & His Musical Knights 2:36
4 Do‐Do‐Do
George Gershwin 3:08
5 Someone to Watch Over Me
George Gershwin 3:14
6 Clap Yo’ Hands
George Gershwin 2:50
7 Maybe
George Gershwin 3:19
8 Three Preludes for Piano: 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
George Gershwin 1:22
9 Three Preludes for Piano: 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato
George Gershwin 2:39
10 Three Preludes for Piano: 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
George Gershwin 1:03
11 Andante (Theme) from Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 2:35
12 Novelty abridgement of Rhapsody in Blue
Borah Minnevitch & His Harmonica Rascals 3:10
13 Concerto in F: I. Allegro
Roy Bargy with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 11:38
14 Concerto in F: II. Adagio – Andante con moto
Roy Bargy with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 7:32
15 Concerto in F: III. Allegro agitato
Roy Bargy with Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 4:39
16 Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 23:42

Credits

CD 1

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1, 7–8, 15, 17, 20, 23)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 5–6, 13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (tracks 11–12)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 18)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (track 19)
George Gershwin (composer) (1932) (track 21)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (tracks 24–25)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 1)
Buddy DeSylva (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 5, 7–8, 15, 20, 23)
DuBose Heyward (track 23)
Gus Kahn (track 15)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (tracks 6, 13)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (tracks 11–12)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 18)
Ira Gershwin (1931) (track 19)
Ira Gershwin (1932) (track 21)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (tracks 24–25)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 11)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 6, 11, 18)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 6)
New World Company (track 13)
WB Music Corp. (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (1927) (track 12)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 5)
New World Music Corp. (1929) (track 15)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 18)
New World Music Corp. (1931) (track 19)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (tracks 24–25)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 23)
arrangements:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 5)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 18)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 18)
Liza (for piano solo) (track 15)
My One and Only (for piano solo) (track 12)
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 6)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 1)
Sweet and Low Down (for piano solo) (track 8)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 13)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 13)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 11)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 6)
later translated versions:
Fascinante ritmo (track 5)
I hob Rhythmus (track 18)
Mia zwa (track 13)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 6)
Wundervoll (track 11)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 23)
orchestration of:
Strike Up the Band (1927 Gershwin song) (track 17)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 25)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 11, 13, 15, 18)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 18, 25)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (tracks 11–12)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (track 18)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (tracks 5–6)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (tracks 19–20)
Pardon My English (track 21)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 24)
Tell Me More! (track 7)
Tip-Toes (track 8)
recording of:
Fascinatin' Rhythm (track 5)
I Got Rhythm (track 18)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (Porgy and Bess) (track 23)
My One and Only (track 12)
Of Thee I Sing (track 19)
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 6)
Strike Up the Band! (unknown orchestration of the song) (track 17)
Swanee (track 1)
Sweet and Low Down (track 8)
Tell Me More! (track 7)
The Man I Love (track 13)
They All Laughed (track 24)
Wintergreen for President (Of Thee I Sing) (track 20)
’s Wonderful (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (tracks 5, 18)

CD 2

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2, 4, 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1925) (tracks 13–15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (tracks 5–6, 8–10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935) (track 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 1)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 2, 4, 7)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (tracks 5–6)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Robert Russell Bennett (1942) (track 16)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
Warner Bros., Inc. (track 5)
New World Music Corp. (1926) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (1926) (track 6)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 2)
arrangements:
Clap Yo’ Hands (for piano solo) (track 6)
Do Do Do (for piano solo) (track 4)
Prelude no. 1 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 8)
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 8)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 9)
Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 10)
Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 8)
Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 9)
Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for two guitars, Barbosa-Lima) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 5)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 5)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 8)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 8)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 9)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 9)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 10)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 10)
is based on:
Porgy and Bess (track 16)
later translated versions:
A Newö heit (track 1)
Jour de brouillard (track 1)
Um dia de garoa (track 1)
その人は誰 (track 5)
orchestrations:
Prelude no. 2 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 9)
part of:
A Damsel in Distress (1937 film score) (track 1)
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 13)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (track 5)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (tracks 4–5, 7)
Three Preludes (tracks 8–10)
recording of:
Clap Yo' Hands (track 6)
Do, Do, Do (track 4)
Maybe (track 7)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 5)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 8)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track 9)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (track 6)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000FCKN [info]