The Gershwin Collection

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/19/2011
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028947826873
  • Catalog Number: 001546202
  • Sales rank: 57,674

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé) - George Gershwin & Riccardo Chailly (16:03)
  2. 2 Lullaby, for string quartet - George Gershwin & Riccardo Chailly (8:02)
  3. 3 An American in Paris, tone poem for orchestra - George Gershwin & Riccardo Chailly (17:42)
  4. 4 Cuban Overture - George Gershwin & Riccardo Chailly (10:30)
  5. 5 Second Rhapsody, for piano & orchestra ("Rhapsody in Rivets") - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (15:00)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Girl Crazy, musical: [Excerpt] - Leroy Anderson & George Gershwin (5:33)
  2. 2 Oh, Kay!, musical: Overture - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (7:52)
  3. 3 Funny Face, musical: Overture - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (6:49)
  4. 4 Let 'Em Eat Cake, musical: Overture - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (9:07)
  5. 5 Of Thee I Sing, musical: Overture - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (5:09)
  6. 6 Of Thee I Sing, musical: Wintergreen for President - George Gershwin & Boston Pops Orchestra (2:58)
  7. 7–9 Preludes (3) for piano - George Gershwin & Peter Jablonski (6:33)
  8. 10–12 Concerto in F, for piano & orchestra - George Gershwin & Vladimir Ashkenazy (33:10)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Man I Love, song (from Strike Up the Band, 1st version; orig. composed for Lady, Be Good!) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (5:25)
  2. 2 They Can't Take That Away From Me, song (from Shall We Dance?, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:11)
  3. 3 Love Is Here To Stay, song (from The Goldwyn Follies, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (1:38)
  4. 4 But Not For Me, song (from Girl Crazy, musical) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:24)
  5. 5 Embraceable You, song (from Girl Crazy, musical) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:42)
  6. 6 Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:54)
  7. 7 I Got Rhythm, song (from Girl Crazy, 1930) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:14)
  8. 8 Summertime, song (from Porgy and Bess, opera) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (6:12)
  9. 9 Blue Monday (Opera à la Afro-American), opera (orig. incl. in George White's Scandals of 1922): Has Anyone Seen Joe - George Gershwin & Barbara Hendricks (12:07)
  10. 10 Porgy and Bess, opera: Act 2. I loves you, Porgy - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:50)
  11. 11 Variations on "I Got Rhythm," for piano & orchestra (or 2 Pianos) - George Gershwin & Bernard Herrmann (10:47)
  12. 12 Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett) - Robert Russell Bennett & George Gershwin (23:58)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Gershwin in Hollywood, for pops orchestra - Robert Russell Bennett & John Mauceri (10:37)
  2. 2 Delicious, film score: New York Rhapsody - George Gershwin & Hollywood Bowl Orchestra (9:35)
  3. 3 Shall We Dance?, film score: Walking the Dog - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:03)
  4. 4 Shall We Dance?, film score: I've Got Beginner's luck - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:52)
  5. 5 Shall We Dance?, film score: Slap That Bass - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:04)
  6. 6 Shall We Dance?, film score: They All Laughed - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:09)
  7. 7 Shall We Dance?, film score: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:33)
  8. 8 Shall We Dance?, film score: Watch Your Step!: final ballet - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (12:00)
  9. 9 A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:44)
  10. 10 Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:41)
  11. 11 A Damsel in Distress, film score: An American in London - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (10:50)
  12. 12 Love Walked In, song (from the The Goldwyn Follies, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (2:59)
  13. 13 Love Is Here To Stay, song (from The Goldwyn Follies, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (3:37)
  14. 14 For You, For Me, For Evermore, vocal duet (completed by Kay Swift, from The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, film) - George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin (4:19)
Disc 5
  1. 1–42 Porgy and Bess, opera - George Gershwin & McHenry Boatwright (181:46)
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