Music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. Book by George S. kaufman. Prepared and edited, with critical notes by Steven D. Bowen. With cast of characters, instrumentation. Critical edition of the restored 1927 production.
With Orion Weiss, piano; and John Fullam, clarinet. JoAnn Falletta conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.
…-- Love Is Sweeping The Country -- The Man I Love -- Maybe -- Of Thee I Sing -- Oh, Lady Be Good! -- Rhapsody In Blue -- 'S Wonderful -- Somebody Loves Me -- Someone To Watch Over Me -- Strike Up The Band -- Summertime -- Swanee -- They All Laughed -- They Can't Take That Away From Me -- Who Cares?
A collection of more than 50 songs by George and Ira Gershwin, composed for shows like Girl Crazy; Oh, Kay; Funny Face; Strike Up the Band; and more. With notes on each song, and both color and black & white photos and plates.
…A Foggy Day (In London Town) -- How Long Has This Been Going On? -- I Got Rhythm -- I've Got A Crush On You -- Love Is Here To Stay -- The Man I Love -- Nice Work If You Can Get It -- 'S Wonderful -- Someone To Watch Over Me -- Strike Up The Band -- They Can't Take That Away From Me. With a preface.
Gershwin's own piano arrangements of 18 songs, including Clap Yo' Hands; Fascinating Rhythm; I Got Rhythm; My One and Only; Nobody But You; Strike Up the Band; Sweet and Low Down; That Certain Feeling; and more. With a foreword.
Contents: Strike Up the Band -- Theme from Rhapsody in Blue -- Summertime -- 'S Wonderful -- Oh, Lady Be Good! -- Who Cares -- I've Got a Crush On You.
50 great songs by Gershwin, including: A Foggy Day; But Not For Me; Fascinating Rhythm; High Hat; I've Got a Crush On You; Love Is Here to Stay; My One and Only; Strike Up the Band; They All Laughed; and more. With an introduction.