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Gershwin, George 1898-1937

Overview
Works: 12,641 works in 28,453 publications in 15 languages and 201,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biography  Romance films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Operas  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Dance films 
Subject Headings: Composers 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Musician, Originator, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Conductor, Contributor, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Compiler, cor, Librettist, Curator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Director, Depicted
Classifications: ML410.G288, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Gershwin
 
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Most widely held works by George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

675 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 7,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Rhapsody in blue ; Preludes for piano ; Short story ; Violin piece ; Second rhapsody for orchestra with piano ; For Lily Pons ; Sleepless night ; Promenade : walking the dog by George Gershwin( Recording )

872 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 5,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Grosvenor playing three solo encores, one from each composer represented. For Saint-Saens, he's chosen Leopold Godowskys deliciously free transcription 'The Swan'. The famous cello solo from 'The Carnival of Animals'. Ravel is represented by a brief prelude that he wrote in 1913. And he performs Gershwins Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

214 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

112 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

443 editions published between 1198 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally for piano and orchestra; arr. for piano solo./ "Includes the addendum to the 2 piano/4 hands edition and the fully restored piano manuscript"--Cover./ Includes foreword and commentary on the manuscript by Alicia Zizzo (p. [2]-15), and biographical notes on the editor
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

299 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

240 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with two of Gershwin's most popular works, Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, along with acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, perform works by Ravel and Debussy
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

61 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis, a forty-two-year-old, divorced comedy writer, is dating seventeen-year-old Tracy while his lesbian ex-wife, Jill, is writing a tell-all book about their failed marriage, but when Isaac meets Mary, his best friend's mistress, everything begins to change and Isaac embarks on a quest to find romance and fulfillment in his native Manhattan
Concerto in F for piano and orchestra by George Gershwin( )

134 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

95 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100th anniversary edition
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( )

125 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny face( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fashion photographer falls in love with a drab bookseller in this musical
Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

82 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody in blue : an American in Paris ; Concerto in F by George Gershwin( Recording )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Gershwin plays Gershwin : the piano rolls by George Gershwin( Recording )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "musical about Paris, the world of high fashion, photography and models--and love."
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
George Gershwin's preludes for piano by George Gershwin( )

79 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Corc Gerşvin

Džordž Geršvin

Džordžs Gēršvins

G. Gershwin

Geo Gershwin

Georg Gershwin

George Gershswin

George Gershwin

George Gershwin 1898-1937

George Gershwin Amerikaans componist (1898-1937)

George Gershwin amerikansk pianist och kompositör

George Gershwin amerikansk pianist og komponist

George Gershwin amerykański pianista i kompozytor

George Gershwin compositeur américain

George Gershwin compositore, pianista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

George Gershwin US-amerikanischer Komponist

Georgius Gershwin

Gerhvin, Jacob 1898-1937

Gershovitz, Jacob

Gershovitz, Jacob 1898-1937

Gershowitz, Jacob

Gershowitz, Jacob, 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzh 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzh (Dzhordzh), 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzhordzh

Gershvin, Dzhordzh 1898-1937

Gershvin, Jacob

Gershvin Jacob 1898-1937

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Gershwin, G.

Gershwin, G 1898-1937

Gershwin, G. (George), 1898-1937

Gershwin, George

Gershwin, J.

Gershwin, Jacob

Gershwine, Jacob 1898-1937

Geršvin, D.

Geršvin, D. 1898-1937

Geršvin, Džordž.

Gēršvins, Džordžs 1898-1937

Hershvin, Dz︠h︡ordz︠h︡ 1898-1937

Τζορτζ Γκέρσουιν

Гершвин, Джордж 1898-1937

Джордж Гершвин

Джордж Гершвін

Джордж Гершуин

Џорџ Гершвин

Ջորջ Գերշվին

ג'ורג' גרשווין

גרשוין, ג'ורג' 1898-1937

جورج غيرشوين

جورج گرشوین آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی

จอร์จ เกิร์ชวิน

ჯორჯ გერშვინი

거쉬윈, 조지 1898-1937

거쉰, 조지 1898-1937

거슈윈, 조지 1898-1937

조지 거쉬윈 1898-1937

조지 거슈윈

조지 거슈윈 1898-1937

ガーシュイン

ガーシュイン, G.

ガーシュウィン

ガーシュウィン, ジョージ

ジョージ・ガーシュウィン

喬治·哥舒詠

乔治·格什温

喬治·蓋希文

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Rhapsody in bluePorgy and BessShall We DanceConcerto in F for piano and orchestraAn American in ParisFunny faceGeorge Gershwin's preludes for piano