Annotation

From the Best of the Classics series, 1898 - 1937. Made in Canada.

Annotation last modified on 2011-09-09 09:03 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue
16:35
2 An American in Paris
18:05
3 Summertime
5:30
4 I Got Plenty of Nothin'
5:16
5 It Ain't Necessarily So
3:19
6 Rhapsody Themes
1:14
7 The Man I Love
1:55
8 They Can't Take That Away
1:10
9 I Got Rhythm
2:43
10 Song Book Medley
4:58
11 Someone Loves Me
2:12

Credits

CD 1

synthesizer [harp]:
Kuno Alexander (track 11)
piano:
Kuno Alexander (track 4)
Eugen Cicero (Romanian-German jazz pianist) (tracks 6–9)
Josef Hála (track 2)
Kamil Hála (track 1)
Sylvester Stingel (pianist) (track 3)
arranger:
Jože Privšek (artist name of Jože Privšek) (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 7, 9, 11)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 3–4, 11)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (tracks 1, 7, 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1926) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1927) (track 10)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
George Gershwin (composer) (1930) (track 9)
George Gershwin (composer) (1937) (track 8)
conductor:
Jože Privšek (artist name of Jože Privšek) (track 3)
Libor Pešek (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 3–4)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 3–4)
Ira Gershwin (1924) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1926) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1927) (track 10)
Ira Gershwin (1937) (track 8)
orchestra:
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra (Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava) (tracks 1–2)
Vienna Symphonic Rock Orchestra (associated with Simon Gale aka Jože Privšek) (track 3)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (1942) (track 1)
vocals:
Elmar Bartel (track 10)
Kitty Winter (track 10)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 3)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 3, 8)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1–3, 10)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
George Gershwin Music (tracks 3, 10)
Ira Gershwin Music (tracks 8, 10)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (tracks 8, 10)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 3)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (tracks 3, 8)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1927) (track 10)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 4)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track 3)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1937) (track 8)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1928-12-13) (track 2)
arrangement of:
I Got Rhythm (track 9)
Somebody Loves Me (track 11)
The Man I Love (track 7)
arrangements:
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)
Oh, Lady Be Good (for solo piano) (track 10)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Glenn Miller arrangement) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (transcription for solo piano by Gershwin) (track 1)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for trumpet and piano, Turrin) (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (for solo piano, arr. by Keith Jarrett) (track 10)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 2)
instrumental recording of:
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track 4)
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 parody versions:
Lady Be Good (French parody) (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 3)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track 3)
Oh, dama, tem dó (track 10)
Sommartid (track 3)
Summa is (track 3)
その人は誰 (track 10)
medley including a recording of:
Oh, Lady Be Good! (track 10)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Oh, Kay!) (track 10)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (tracks 2, 8)
Crazy For You (1992 Musical) (tracks 8, 10)
Funny Face (1927 musical) (track 10)
George Gershwin’s Songbook (18 arrangements for solo piano by George Gershwin, 1932) (tracks 7, 9, 11)
Lady, Be Good (full musical) (track 10)
Oh, Kay! (1926 musical) (track 10)
Porgy and Bess (track 4)
Shall We Dance (1937 film soundtrack) (track 8)
recording of:
I Got Rhythm (for piano solo) (track 9)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
Somebody Loves Me (for piano solo) (track 11)
The Man I Love (for piano solo) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 1–2)
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks 3–4)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B000000KUQ [info]