Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
16:37
2 An American in Paris
18:04
3 Porgy & Bess: Summertime
5:29
4 Porgy & Bess: I Got Plenty of Nothin'
5:15
5 Porgy & Bess: I Love You, Porgy
6:59
6 Porgy & Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So
3:17
7 Porgy & Bess: Bess, You Are My Woman Now
4:45
8 Porgy & Bess: There's a Boat That's Leavin'
5:53
9 Porgy & Bess: Summertime
2:38

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Josef Hála (track 2)
Kamil Hála (track 1)
Sylvester Stingel (pianist) (tracks 3–9)
arranger:
Simon Gale (artist name of Jože Privšek) (tracks 3–9)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3–4, 4–5, 5–8, 8–9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
conductor:
Simon Gale (artist name of Jože Privšek) (tracks 3–9)
Libor Pešek (conductor) (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3–4, 4–5, 5–8, 8–9)
Dorothy Heyward (playwright) (track 6)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 3–4, 4–5, 5–8, 8–9)
orchestra:
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (tracks 1–2)
Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra (associated with Simon Gale aka Jože Privšek) (tracks 3–9)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 3, 9)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 9)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 9)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 3, 9)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 3, 9)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 3, 5, 5, 9)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 3, 6, 9)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 4, 4–5, 5)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 3, 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (tracks 3, 9)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 6)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 2)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 3, 9)
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 2)
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 2)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (tracks 8, 8)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 3, 9)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 7)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 4)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 5)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 6)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (tracks 3, 9)
is based on:
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 3, 9)
Blue (track 1)
Doin’ Time (tracks 3, 9)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 3, 9)
The Bones of You (tracks 3, 9)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 3, 9)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (tracks 3, 9)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (tracks 5, 5)
Sommartid (tracks 3, 9)
Summa is (tracks 3, 9)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 6)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
Porgy and Bess (tracks 4, 4)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 8, 8)
recording of:
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 4)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 1–2)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 3–4, 4–5, 5–7, 9)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)

Release

ASIN:US: B000000LMP [info]