Gershwin


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Gershwin

1. George, original name Jacob Gershvin. 1898--1937, US composer: incorporated jazz into works such as Rhapsody in Blue (1924) for piano and jazz band and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935)
2. his brother, Ira, original name Israel Gershvin. 1896--1983, US song lyricist, noted esp for his collaboration with George Gershwin
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One of the other strengths of this book is its demystifying and demythologizing of the Gershwin classic through careful archival work that reveals misapprehensions in its history that have been carried through much previous scholarship.
The orchestra excelled in a Gershwin medley and the overture from Candide - ironically Bernstein's first big Broadway flop.
com/environment/2014/may/21/purple-jellyfish-with-multiple-mouths-could-be-new-species) Guardian of Gershwin who will begin analysing the jellyfish on Wednesday, along with a jellyfish expert from Sea Life Mooloolaba.
Sadly, George Gershwin died at the age of 38 from a brain tumor.
It is no surprise that a companion recording of great Gershwin songs was included with the book, but it would have been tempting to simply mine the many Gershwin recordings that Feinstein has already made.
We get approached a lot with ideas that aren't very good, but Mike has a great track record," Gershwin noted.
He collected all the old 78 rpm discs he could get his hands on, learned to play and sing Gershwin songs and devoured anything in print having to do with the era.
It was only a matter of time before George Gershwin was plugging his own songs.
The much-loved show is a high energy comedy which includes fun tales of mistaken identity, unpredictable plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.