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The Legacy of George Gershwin / The United States Army Field Band

Audio Samples

>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
>     [Excerpt]
>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
>Sparke, Philip : A Weekend in New York, for jazz band
>Gershwin, George : Work(s)
>     A Foggy Day / My One and Only
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track

Album Summary

>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
>Sparke, Philip : A Weekend in New York, for jazz band
>Gershwin, George : Work(s)
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The United States Army Field Band proudly presents the fifth in a series of concert band recordings honoring the lives and music of individuals who have made significant contributions to the concert repertoire and to music education. Truly a pioneer in his field, George Gershwin drew from European classical music, American popular music, and jazz to form a unique style that would come to define American music. In spite of a relatively short career, many of this songs and compositions remain among the most beloved of all time. This album explores his original compositions and the legacy he left behind.



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Works Details

>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: The United States Army Field Band
  • Notes: Composition written: 1928.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1928

>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
  • Performer: Jennifer Everhart (Clarinet)
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: The United States Army Field Band
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: Marcus Roberts Trio
  • Running Time: 10 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Sparke, Philip : A Weekend in New York, for jazz band
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: The United States Army Field Band
  • Running Time: 8 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2008

>Gershwin, George : Work(s) :: A Foggy Day / My One and Only
  • Performers: Robert McIver; Meghan Whittier
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: The United States Army Field Band
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
  • Conductor: Thomas Palmatier
  • Ensemble: Marcus Roberts Trio
  • Running Time: 16 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Unspecified : Untitled CD-ROM Track
  • Period Time: Modern