Tracklist

CD 1: Gershwin Plays Gershwin: Rare Recordings 1932-35
# Title Rating Length
1 Variations on "Fascinating Rhythm" / Variations on "Liza"
2:28
2 Second Prelude
2:34
3 Interview
1:30
4 I Got Rhythm
1:11
5 Signature
1:33
6 Of Thee I Sing: Overture
3:34
7 The Man I Love
4:44
8 I Got Rhythm
2:47
9 Commercial
0:59
10 Swanee / Sign-Off
1:17
11 Signature
1:28
12 Mine
1:06
13 Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
8:34
14 Love Is Sweeping the Country
1:02
15 Commercial
1:29
16 Wintergreen for President / Sign-Off
1:15
17 Porgy and Bess: Introduction / Summertime
4:10
18 Porgy and Bess: Woman Is a Sometime Thing
2:32
19 Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene 1: Finale
1:43
20 Porgy and Bess: My Man's Gone Now
4:16
21 Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Are My Woman Now
5:34
CD 2: Instrumental Works for the Concert Hall
# Title Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
9:09
2 Prelude #1
1:21
3 Prelude #2
2:38
4 Prelude #3
1:06
5 Andante From Rhapsody in Blue
2:36
6 An American in Paris
15:55
7 Second Rhapsody Rehearsal Performance
14:24
CD 3: Gershwin on Screen I
# Title Rating Length
1 You've Got What Gets Me
3:14
2 Fascinating Rhythm
5:28
3 Embraceable You
4:57
4 Boy! What Love Has Done to Me (extended version)
3:24
5 Treat Me Rough (extended version)
6:35
6 I Got Rhythm
8:06
7 Could You Use Me?
3:03
8 Ouverture Medley: Swanee / Somebody Loves Me / Fascinating Rhythm / Embraceable You
10:15
9 Swanee
1:49
10 135th Street Blues (Blue Monday)
6:06
11 Summertime (extended version)
3:55
12 Delishious (extended version)
2:10
13 Third Prelude (outtake)
0:58
CD 4: Gershwin on Screen II
# Title Rating Length
1 Shall We Dance (Ouverture)
1:18
2 Slap the Bass
4:50
3 (I've Got) Beginner's Luck
1:58
4 They All Laughed (with extended Chorus)
4:20
5 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
5:02
6 They Can't Take That Away From Me
4:33
7 Promenade (Walking the Dog)
2:33
8 Shall We Dance (Final)
5:58
9 I Can't Be Bothered Now
1:22
10 A Foggy Day
2:16
11 Nice Work If You Can Get It
2:34
12 Things Are Looking Up
3:49
13 I Was Doing All Right
3:12
14 Love Walked In (outtake)
3:15
15 Oh! Lady, Be Good
3:11
CD 5: Gershwin on Screen III
# Title Rating Length
1 Strike Up the Band
5:11
2 Somebody Loves Me
3:15
3 The Babbit and the Bromide
5:33
4 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
6:12
5 Opening Music / Sweet Packard
2:48
6 Changing My Tune
2:46
7 Stand Up and Fight
1:50
8 Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did
3:54
9 Changing My Tune (reprise)
1:58
10 Back Bay Polka (But Not in Boston)
2:20
11 One, Two, Three / Waltzing Is Better Sitting Down / Waltz Me No Waltzes
4:18
12 For You, for Me, for Evermore
4:05
13 For You, for Me, for Evermore (reprise)
5:46
14 Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did (Finale)
1:10
CD 6: Early Recordings of the 20s
# Title Rating Length
1 Somebody Loves Me
2:49
2 I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
3:14
3 Nashville Nightingale
3:15
4 I Won't Say I Will (But I Won't Say I Won't)
2:49
5 Boy Wanted
3:02
6 Song of the Flame
2:50
7 Clap Yo' Hands
3:18
8 Do, Do, Do
3:13
9 Someone to Watch Over Me
3:21
10 Fascinating Rhythm
2:50
11 Oh! Lady, Be Good!
3:03
12 Funny Face
3:06
13 That Certain Feeling
2:52
14 Looking for a Boy
3:04
15 Sweet and Low-Down
2:32
16 The Man I Love
3:08
CD 7: The Later Broadway Musicals
# Title Rating Length
1 My One and Only
2:57
2 S'Wonderful
3:16
3 Oh Gee! Oh Joy!
2:50
4 Liza
2:51
5 Soon
2:58
6 I Got Rhythm
3:04
7 Bidin' My Time
3:22
8 Sam and Delilah
3:30
9 My Cousin in Milwaukee
2:55
10 Let 'em Eat Cake
4:37
11 Overture From of Thee I Sing
4:00
12 Who Cares?
2:50
13 Buzzard Song
3:49
14 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
2:46
15 The Man I Love
3:20
CD 8: Great Songs Presented by Great Stars
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Somebody Loves Me
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 2:50
2 I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Johnny Williams and his Swing Sextet 2:50
3 Summertime
Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra 2:56
4 's Wonderful
The Benny Goodman Quartet 3:25
5 Liza
The Nat King Cole Trio 2:56
6 Who Cares?
Fred Astaire 2:51
7 But Not for Me
Helen Forrest, Harry James and His Orchestra 3:04
8 Embraceable You
Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra 2:55
9 But Not for Me
Judy Garland 2:40
10 Mine
Bing Crosby & Judy Garland 2:46
11 Aren't ya Kinda Glad We Did?
Vaughn Monroe & Betty Norton 3:13
12 The Man I Love
Billie Holiday 3:05
13 Someone to Watch Over Me
Frank Sinatra 2:23
14 Embraceable You
Charlie Parker Quintet 3:21

Credits

CD 1: Gershwin Plays Gershwin: Rare Recordings 1932-35

piano:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1–2, 4, 7–8)
arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 1)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1, 6, 10, 12, 16)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 1, 7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (tracks 4, 8)
George Gershwin (composer) (1931) (track 14)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933 – 1934) (track 13)
conductor:
Louis Katzman (tracks 5–8, 10)
dedicated to:
Ira Gershwin (track 13)
lyricist:
Irving Caesar (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1, 12, 16)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 7)
Ira Gershwin (1930) (tracks 4, 8)
Ira Gershwin (1931) (track 14)
orchestra:
NBC Symphony Orchestra (tracks 5–8, 10)
spoken vocals:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3, 6–10)
Rudy Vallée (track 3)
Don Wilson (US announcer, narrator & actor) (tracks 5, 9)
vocals:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 7)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 4, 8, 13)
New World Company (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
Harms, Inc. (1929) (track 1)
New World Music Co. (1930) (tracks 4, 8)
New World Music Co. (1931) (track 14)
New World Music Corp. (1933) (track 12)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 1)
I Got Rhythm (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (tracks 4, 8)
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (tracks 4, 8)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 2)
Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 2)
Second Prelude (track 2)
Swanee (for piano solo) (track 10)
The Man I Love (for piano solo, arr Gershwin) (track 7)
The Man I Love (for solo piano, transcr. by Percy Grainger) (track 7)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 2)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 2)
Variations on "I Got Rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
instrumental recording of:
I Got Rhythm (1934-02-19) (track 8)
is based on:
I Got Rhythm (track 13)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Fascinante ritmo (track 1)
I hob Rhythmus (tracks 4, 8)
Mia zwa (track 7)
later versions:
Fascinating Rhythm (track 1)
live medley including a instrumental recording of:
Fascinatin’ Rhythm (1932-10-11) (track 1)
live medley including a recording of:
Liza (for piano solo) (1932-10-11) (track 1)
live recording of:
I Got Rhythm (1932-10-11) (track 4)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (1932-10-11) (track 2)
orchestrations:
Prelude no. 2 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 2)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 4, 7–8)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 4, 8)
George Gershwin’s Songbook (18 arrangements for solo piano by George Gershwin, 1932) (track 1)
Girl Crazy (1930 Musical) (tracks 4, 8)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 1)
Let 'em Eat Cake (track 12)
Of Thee I Sing (1931 musical) (tracks 6, 14, 16)
Three Preludes (track 2)
recording of:
Mine (track 12)
Wintergreen for President (Of Thee I Sing) (track 16)
Overture to "Of Thee I Sing" (1934-02-19) (track 6)
Swanee (1934-02-19) (track 10)
The Man I Love (1934-02-19) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
The Rhythm Series (tracks 1, 4, 8)
version of:
The Man I Love (tracks 5, 11)

CD 2: Instrumental Works for the Concert Hall

piano:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 2–4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 1, 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (tracks 2–4)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 6)
orchestra:
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1924) (track 1)
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 5–6)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 5)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
premiered at:
Aeolian Hall in New York, New York, United States (1924-02-12) (track 1)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 6)
arrangements:
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 6)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 6)
Prelude no. 1 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 2)
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 2)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 3)
Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 4)
Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 2)
Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 3)
Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for two guitars, Barbosa-Lima) (track 4)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 5)
Second Prelude (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 2)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 2)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 4)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 4)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 6)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Rick Wakeman version) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 5)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 5)
orchestrations:
Prelude no. 2 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 3)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 6)
Three Preludes (tracks 2–4)
partial recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 5)
recording of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 2)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track 3)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 5–6)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 5)

CD 5: Gershwin on Screen III

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 6, 10)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 6, 10)
publisher:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1946) (track 10)
part of:
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (movie score) (track 10)
recording of:
Back Bay Polka (track 10)
Changing My Tune (track 6)

CD 6: Early Recordings of the 20s

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 4)
lyricist:
Buddy DeSylva (track 4)
Arthur Francis (track 4)
recording of:

CD 8: Great Songs Presented by Great Stars

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 10)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (track 10)
publisher:
New World Music Corp. (1933) (track 10)
part of:
Let 'em Eat Cake (track 10)
recording of:
Mine (track 10)

Release

ASIN:DE: B00003L2KO [info]