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Gershwin, George 1898-1937

Works: 12,995 works in 29,753 publications in 15 languages and 210,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Biography  Romantic comedy films  Dance films  Operas  Scores  Musicals 
Subject Headings: Composers 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Musician, Originator, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, Conductor, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Compiler, cor, Actor, Singer, Narrator, Director, Depicted, Librettist, Curator, Author of introduction
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 )

724 editions published between 1875 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 7,678 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 )

922 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 6,296 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 )

210 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

143 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,350 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( )

462 editions published between 1198 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,219 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( )

303 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

68 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young fashion photographer falls in love with a drab bookseller. Bonus features include documentary, a retrospective of the Paramount studios in the '50s, featurettes, and more
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

249 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,688 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
George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

100 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100th anniversary edition
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

63 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 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 )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen portrays Isaac Davis, a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress
Concerto in F for piano and orchestra by George Gershwin( )

141 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American in Paris by George Gershwin( )

136 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

90 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

63 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,031 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
Rhapsody in blue : an American in Paris ; Concerto in F by George Gershwin( )

42 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin plays Gershwin : the piano rolls by George Gershwin( Recording )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin's preludes for piano by George Gershwin( )

82 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 887 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 and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

62 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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An American in Paris
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Corc Gerşvin

Džordž Geršvin

Džordžs Gēršvins

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George Gershwin US-amerikanischer Komponist

Georgius Gershwin

Gerhvin, Jacob 1898-1937

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 1898-1937

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Gershwine, Jacob 1898-1937

Geršvin, D.

Geršvin, D. 1898-1937

Geršvin, Dž.

Geršvin, Džordž.

Gēršvins, Džordžs 1898-1937

Gerswhin, George

Hershvin, Dz︠h︡ordz︠h︡ 1898-1937

Τζορτζ Γκέρσουιν

Гершвин, Джордж

Гершвин, Джордж 1898-1937

Джордж Гершвин

Джордж Гершвін

Джордж Гершвін американський композитор і піаніст

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, G.


ガーシュウィン, ジョージ





Rhapsody in bluePorgy and BessFunny faceShall we dance?Concerto in F for piano and orchestraAn American in ParisGeorge Gershwin's preludes for piano