Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
16:37
2 An American in Paris
18:07
3 Summertime
3:12
4 The Man I Love
2:56
5 Fascinating Rhythm
2:53
6 Love Is Here to Stay
3:22
7 Somebody Loves Me
2:12

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Kuno Alexander (tracks 3–7)
Josef Hála (track 2)
Kamil Hála (track 1)
arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 4–5, 7)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3, 6–7)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 1, 4–5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
conductor:
Libor Pešek (conductor) (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3, 6)
DuBose Heyward (track 3)
orchestra:
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (tracks 1–2)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 6)
Chappell Music (track 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 6)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1, 6)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 3)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 3)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1938) (track 6)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 2)
arrangement of:
Somebody Loves Me (track 7)
The Man I Love (track 4)
arrangements:
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 2)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 2)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 3)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Blue (track 1)
Doin’ Time (track 3)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track 3)
The Bones of You (track 3)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 3)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 3)
Sommartid (track 3)
Summa is (track 3)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
George Gershwin’s Songbook (18 arrangements for solo piano by George Gershwin, 1932) (tracks 4–5, 7)
recording of:
Fascinating Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 5)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 7)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 1–2)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)

Release Group

included in:The Best of George Gershwin by George Gershwin