Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Summertime
George Gershwin 5:26
2 I Got Plenty of Nothin’
George Gershwin 5:13
3 I Love You, Porgy
George Gershwin 6:55
4 It Ain’t Necessarily So
George Gershwin 3:13
5 Bess, You Are My Woman Now
George Gershwin 4:41
6 There’s a Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon for New York
George Gershwin 5:50
7 Summertime
George Gershwin 2:38
8 By Strauss (Johann Strauss II)
George Gershwin 3:44
9 Love Walked In
George Gershwin 3:55
10 But Not for Me
George Gershwin 4:31
11 Embraceable You
George Gershwin 3:43
12 Rhapsody in Blue Themes (medley)
George Gershwin 1:13
13 The Man I Love
George Gershwin 1:54
14 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
George Gershwin 1:09
15 I Got Rhythm
George Gershwin 2:39
16 Somebody Loves Me (medley)
George Gershwin 2:15
17 s’Wonderful
George Gershwin 2:12

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Eugen Cicero (Romanian-German jazz pianist) (tracks 8–17)
Sylvester Stingel (pianist) (tracks 1–7)
piano arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 12, 17)
Percy Grainger (track 9)
arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 13, 15–17)
Simon Gale (artist name of Jože Privšek) (tracks 1–7)
Joe Lovano (American jazz artist) (track 11)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–6, 6–7, 9, 16–17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 12–13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks 10, 15)
George Gershwin (composer) (1936) (track 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 14)
conductor:
Simon Gale (artist name of Jože Privšek) (tracks 1–7)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–6, 6–7)
Dorothy Heyward (playwright) (track 4)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–6, 6–7)
Ira Gershwin (1928) (track 11)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1936) (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 14)
orchestra:
Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra (associated with Simon Gale aka Jože Privšek) (tracks 1–7)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 1, 7)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 1, 7, 14)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 7)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 1, 7)
Ira Gershwin Music (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 11, 14)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 1, 7)
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV (tracks 1, 3, 3, 7, 14)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 1, 4, 7, 14)
New World Music Co. (1930) (track 10)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (tracks 2, 2–3, 3)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 1, 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (tracks 1, 7)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (1936) (track 8)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 14)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 4)
compiled in:
arrangement of:
I Got Rhythm (track 15)
Love Walked In (track 9)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 12)
Somebody Loves Me (track 16)
The Man I Love (track 13)
’s Wonderful (track 17)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 1, 7)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (tracks 6, 6)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 1, 7)
instrumental recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track 5)
But Not for Me (track 10)
By Strauss (track 8)
Embraceable You (track 11)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 2)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 3)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track 4)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (tracks 1, 7)
is based on:
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 1, 7)
Doin’ Time (tracks 1, 7)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 1, 7)
The Bones of You (tracks 1, 7)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 1, 7)
later translated versions:
Abraçável você (track 11)
C'est l'été (tracks 1, 7)
Kumm hoit mi Porgy (tracks 3, 3)
Nua ned fia mi (track 10)
Sommartid (tracks 1, 7)
Summa is (tracks 1, 7)
Vom Strauss (track 8)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 4)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 10, 14)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 10–11, 14)
George Gershwin’s Songbook (18 arrangements for solo piano by George Gershwin, 1932) (tracks 13, 15–17)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 10–11)
Porgy and Bess (tracks 2, 2)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 6, 6)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 14)
partial recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 12)
recording of:
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess, catch-all for jazz & pop arrangements) (track 2)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 15)
I Loves You, Porgy (track 3)
Love Walked In (for solo piano, transcr. by Grainger) (track 9)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 16)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 13)
’s Wonderful (for solo piano) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 1–2, 2–3, 3–5, 7)