Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
George Gershwin 3:25
2 Summertime (I)
George Gershwin 2:53
3 Summertime (II)
George Gershwin 2:28
4 It Ain't Necessarily So
George Gershwin 1:54
5 Rhapsody in Blue
George Gershwin 16:57
6 Rialto Ripples (Rag)
George Gershwin 1:43
7 Impromptu in Two Keys
George Gershwin 1:34
8 Merry Andrew
George Gershwin 1:43
9 Three-Quarter Blues
George Gershwin 1:00
10 Promenade
George Gershwin 2:52
11 "I Got Rhythm" Variations
George Gershwin 8:00
12 Sleepless night (Kay Swift version, 1946)
George Gershwin 2:23
13 Novelette in Fourths
George Gershwin 2:07
14 Rubato
George Gershwin 1:01
15 Prelude I
George Gershwin 1:25
16 Blue Lullaby
George Gershwin 3:50
17 Spanish Prelude
George Gershwin 1:15

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Stanley Drucker (tracks 1–4)
drumset [drum set]:
James Saporito (tracks 1–4)
vibraphone [percussion]:
Joseph Pereira (tracks 2–4)
double bass:
William Blossom (tracks 1–4)
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Al Regni (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Fazıl Say (tracks 2–5, 11)
piano arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 10)
Fazıl Say (track 1)
congas [percussion]:
Joseph Pereira (track 3)
arranger:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 7)
Kay Swift (track 12)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1–4, 6–10, 12–13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 5)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (tracks 15–17)
George Gershwin (composer) (1933 – 1934) (track 11)
conductor:
Kurt Masur (tracks 5, 11)
dedicated to:
Ira Gershwin (track 11)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1–4)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 1–4)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (tracks 5, 11)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 5)
solo piano:
Fazıl Say (tracks 6–10, 12–17)
writer:
George Gershwin (composer) (track 14)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 2–3)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 2–3)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 5)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 2–3)
Warner Bros. Music (track 5)
Warner/Chappell (tracks 2–3)
Jerome H. Remick & Co. (1917) (track 6)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 1)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (tracks 2–3)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (tracks 2–3)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 4)
arrangement of:
Promenade (Walking the Dog) (track 10)
arrangements:
12 Songs: Summertime (tracks 2–3)
Prelude no. 1 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 15)
Preludes for Piano: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 15)
Preludes for Piano: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 16)
Preludes for Piano: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 17)
Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 15)
Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for guitar, Barbosa-Lima) (track 16)
Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for two guitars, Barbosa-Lima) (track 17)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (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 (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 5)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 2–3)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 15)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 15)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 16)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 16)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for clarinet and piano, arr. by James Cohn) (track 17)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 17)
Variations on "I Got Rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
is based on:
I Got Rhythm (track 11)
is the basis for:
And the Living Is Easy (tracks 2–3)
Blue (track 5)
Doin’ Time (tracks 2–3)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (tracks 2–3)
The Bones of You (tracks 2–3)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 5)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (tracks 2–3)
later translated versions:
Sommartid (tracks 2–3)
Summa is (tracks 2–3)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 4)
orchestrations:
Prelude no. 2 (for violin and orchestra, arr. Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 16)
part of:
Porgy and Bess (track 1)
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 2–3)
Three Preludes (tracks 15–17)
recording of:
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track 1)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (Porgy and Bess) (track 4)
Merry Andrew (track 8)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 5)
Rialto Ripples (track 6)
Rubato (track 14)
Sleepless Night (track 12)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (tracks 2–3)
Three Preludes: No. 1. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 15)
Three Preludes: No. 2. Andante con moto e poco rubato (original version for piano) (track 16)
Three Preludes: No. 3. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (original version for piano) (track 17)
Walkin' the Dog (solo piano arrangement) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (track 5)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 1–4)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 5)