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George Gershwin: Cuban Overture; Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; Porgy & Bess; Strike up the Band; Three Preludes

Album Summary

>Gershwin, George : Cuban Overture
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess
>Gershwin, George : Walking the Dog, promenade for piano or orchestra (arrangement from film "Shall We Dance")
>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
>Gershwin, George : Strike Up the Band
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This incredible recording features the North Texas Wind Symphony, under the direction of Eugene Migliaro Corporon, performing Gershwin's most beloved works. A wonderful tribute to Gershwin's genius, and a true musical treasure!

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa; University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall.



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Works Details

>Gershwin, George : Cuban Overture
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Ensemble: North Texas Wind Symphony
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 10 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1932
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
  • Performer: William Black (Piano)
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 17 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 18 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1928

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 25 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Walking the Dog, promenade for piano or orchestra (arrangement from film "Shall We Dance")
  • Performer: Kimberly Luevano (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Gershwin, George : Strike Up the Band :: Overture
  • Conductor: Eugene Corporon
  • Notes: University Of North Texas Winspear Performance Hall; Murchison Performing Arts Center; Teatro del Giglio Showa
  • Running Time: 7 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927