WorldCat Identities

Grofé, Ferde 1892-1972

Overview
Works: 982 works in 2,119 publications in 6 languages and 16,396 library holdings
Genres: Songs and music  Excerpts  Rhapsodies (Music)  Arrangements (Music)  Scores  Suites  Songs  Live sound recordings  Music  Overtures 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Conductor, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Editor, Contributor, Adapter, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: M1003.G88, 784.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ferde Grofé
Grand Canyon suite ; Mississippi suite by Ferde Grofé( Recording )

128 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes in English by Christopher Palmer
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( )

83 editions published between 1924 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,281 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 by George Gershwin( )

113 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 972 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
Orchestral works by Ferde Grofé( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon suite by Ferde Grofé( )

35 editions published between 1923 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon suite ; Concerto for piano & orchestra in D minor by Ferde Grofé( Recording )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death Valley suite by Ferde Grofé( )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Announcer states that the movements of the Death Valley Suite are Funeral Mountains, Forty-niner emigrant train, Desert water hole, and Sand Storm. Grofe composed the music based on narrative poems written by Dr. C.B.S. Evans. Before each movement, the announcer reads the poem used as the subject of the movement. This pre-recorded performance is broadcast for the first time at Death Valley on the occasion of the Death Valley Centennial celebration by the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ferde Grofé (broadcast time was later on the same day as the recording). The second part of Frank Allan Hubbell's California Eldorado suite is also heard on this CBS radio broadcast
The jazz album by London Sinfonietta( )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in Undetermined and English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great American Grofé by Ferde Grofé( )

4 editions published in 1997 and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon Suite ; Mississippi Suite ; Death Valley Suite by Ferde Grofé( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin by Grofé by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 2010 and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto ; Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 2010 and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon suite ; Mississippi suite by Ferde Grofé( Recording )

3 editions published in 1982 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1986 and 1998 and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody in blue : Songbook ; Piano concerto by George Gershwin( )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody in blue ; Piano concerto ; An American in Paris by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundings by University of Cincinnati( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Canyon suite by Ferde Grofé( Recording )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto in F ; Rhapsody in blue ; Second rhapsody ; Variations on "I got rhythm" by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 2012 and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Rhapsody in blue
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Grand Canyon suite
Alternative Names
Ferde Grofé

Ferde Grofé Amerikaans pianist (1892-1972)

Ferde Grofé amerikansk komponist og pianist

Ferde Grofé amerikansk kompositör och pianist

Ferde Grofé compositeur et chef d'orchestre

Ferde Grofé compositore e musicista statunitense

Ferde Grofé músic estatunidenc

Ferde Grofé músico estadounidense

Ferde Grofé US-amerikanischer Komponist, Arrangeur und Dirigent

Ferde Grofé yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Ferdinand Grofé

Ferdinand Rudolph von Grofé

Grofé

Grofé, .. 1892-1972

Grofe, Ferde 1892-1972

Grofé, Ferdie.

Grofé, Ferdie 1892-1972

Grofe, Ferdinand

Grofé, Ferdinand R. Von 1892-1972

Grofé, Ferdinand Rudolf von

Grofé, Ferdinand Rudolph von.

Grofé, Ferdinand Rudolph von 1892-1972

Grofé, Fere

Von Grofé, Ferdinand Rudolph.

Von Grofé, Ferdinand Rudolph 1892-1972

פרד גרופה

פרד גרופה מוזיקאי אמריקאי

퍼디 그로페

グローフェ

グローフェ, F.

ファーディ・グローフェ

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