9 thoughts on “ Girl Crazy (Selections) - Gershwin* - The Best Of Gershwin (CD) ”

  1. This Gershwin collection is divided into two CDs; the first has many of his more popular pieces from Broadway productions, and the second has a selection of his symphonic works. Some of the songs on the first CD are performed by singers such as Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Bing Crosby, and sound absolutely spectacular/5(81).
  2. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Best of George Gershwin - George Gershwin on AllMusic -
  3. Get this from a library! The best of Gershwin: ().. [George Gershwin; Richard Hayman; Kathryn Selby; Leon Bates; Symfonický orchester Čs. rozhlasu v Bratislave.; Štátna filharmónia (Košice, Slovakia); OverDrive, Inc.].
  4. The other overtures and selections have the famous tunes more thinly spread, though Girl Crazy includes the marvellous ''I got rhythm'' which lends itself to instrumental performance. The recording is close-miked and vivid in the manner of 'pop' recording: the brass have a slightly edgy presence and the strings tend to be a bit shrill.
  5. Summary for the Busy Executive: Stunning arrangements, good performance, despite casting weaknesses. Girl Crazy () represents a kind of throwback in Gershwin's development as a theater composer. Basically, it provides an excuse for a bunch of great songs: "Bidin' My Time" (with its sly musical allusions to "Tip-Toe through the Tulips" and "Singin' in the Rain"), "Embraceable You," "Sam .
  6. George Gershwin - George Gershwin - Popular songs: For the remainder of his career, Gershwin devoted himself to both popular songs and orchestral compositions. His Broadway shows from the s and ’30s featured numerous songs that became standards: “Fascinating Rhythm,” “Oh, Lady Be Good,” “Sweet and Low-Down,” “Do, Do, Do,” “Someone to Watch over Me,” “Strike Up the.
  7. Aug 02,  · Jack Gibbons plays his arrangement of Gershwin's Girl Crazy Overture (from Volume 4 of Gibbons' award-winning 'Authentic George Gershwin' CD series, recorded in .
  8. Girl Crazy Alt ernative. Title Composer Gershwin, George: I-Catalogue Number I-Cat. No. IGG 5 Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 2 acts Act I 1. Overture 2. Bidin' My Time 3. The Lonesome Cowboy 4. Could You Use Me 5. Bronco Busters 6. Barbary Coast 7. Embraceable You 8. Goldfarb, That's I'm! 9. Embraceable You (reprise) Sam and Delilah I.
  9. – Girl Crazy (lyrics by Ira Gershwin) – Of Thee I Sing (lyrics by Ira Gershwin) Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for and was the first musical to win that award, although only Ira Gershwin and the bookwriters were awarded the Prize and not George Gershwin.

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