popular music: gershwin
Greatest Hits: Broadway
Bernstein Century - Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, etc / Bernstein, New York PO
Happy is the composer who has an advocate as passionate and talented as Leonard Bernstein. These Copland performances have been the preferred versions since they were first issued--better even than the composer's own, later recordings. Originally they were spread over two discs, but thanks to the extended playing time of the compact disc, you can now get all three great Copland ballets together, along with the ever popular Fanfare for the ...
Porgy and Bess (New Broadway Cast)
P.S. Classics, 2012
Two CD set. New production of the Gershwins' Porgy And Bess starring four-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, Drama Desk-nominee Norm Lewis, and two-time Tony Award-nominee David Alan Grier. The Associated Press hailed it as "a gorgeous version of the Gershwin masterpiece," while Newsday proclaimed it "a luscious piece of musical theatre: a gripping, in-your-face, vibrant revival that bursts with fierce immediacy''. Revered for its legendary ...
Essential Yo-Yo Ma
Time and time again, Yo-Yo Ma has captivated audiences with his stunning masterpieces and truly awe-inspiring performances. The Essential Yo-Yo Ma 2-Disc set includes 35 of Yo-Yo Ma's greatest masterpieces ranging from The Swan from Carnival of the Animals, Cristal, Gabriel's Oboe and even the epic The Eternal Vow from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Sony Classics. 2005.
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue / An American In Paris
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Cedille Records, 2013
The world's first lullabies were simple songs sung or hummed by parents cradling their infants and rocking them to sleep. After the birth of violinist Rachel Barton Pine's first child in 2011 she could find no existing collection of classical violin lullaby scores or recordings, so she set about gathering sheet music from libraries around the world and recording her own versions with pianist Matthew Hagle. Familiar tunes and new discoveries ...
Elektra / Wea, 1990
Certified triple platinum by the RIAA. (5/93)
Broadway - The American Musical (PBS Series)
Columbia Broadway Masterworks / Legacy, 2004
This 5-CD, 106-track set is the greatest Broadway set ever assembled, heavily cross-licensed to include virtually every song to cross over from the theaters to the charts! And those songs are the *original* versions; add the 60-page booklet and you have an audio/visual history of a true American institution. Among the shows with songs featured in the set are Ziegfeld Follies of 1919; Show Boat; Anything Goes; Pal Joey; This Is the Army; On the ...
The Best of Broadway - The American Musical (PBS Series)
Best of Broadway: American Musical
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF BROADWAY MUSIC EVER ASSEMBLED! Decca Broadway & Columbia Broadway Masterworks have joined together in a historic partnership to offer music from the 6-part PBS series Broadway: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL Broadway's Greatest Hits - all on 1 CD! The definitive Broadway collection - features 21 of Broadway's most memorable songs of all time. A century's worth of Broadway's best - everything from Showboat to the Tony ...
Essential George Gershwin
2 CDs of Gershwin's greatest compositions, sung and played by the preeminent artists in the Columbia vaults! Includes Swanee Al Jolson; Someone to Watch over Me Frank Sinatra; Summertime Billie Holiday; Soon Dorothy Kirsten; Let's Call the Whole Thing Off Fred Astaire; But Not for Me Doris Day; I've Got a Crush on You Ella Fitzgerald; Of Thee I Sing Hi-Lo's; Prelude No. 2 played by Gershwin himself, and more. 41 strokes of genius!
Nice Work If You Can Get It - A New Musical Comedy [Original Broadway Cast Recording]
Shout Factory!, 2012
Two-time Tony Award® winner Matthew Broderick (The Producers) and three-time Tony® nominee Kelli O'Hara (South Pacific) star in a madcap tale of bootleggers, chorus girls, playboys and politicians set loose in a glorious Long Island mansion in the rip-roaring 1920s. The cast features 2012 Tony® winners Judy Kaye (Best Featured Actress in a Musical) and Michael McGrath (Best Featured Actor in a Musical). This brand-new musical features a ...
Porgy & Bess
Miles' and Gil Evans' legendary interpretation of the Gershwin opera, boasting new notes and two bonus tracks only otherwise available on the Miles & Gil boxed set.
Steppin Out: Astaire Sings
In 1952 Fred Astaire joined Oscar Peterson and some of Verve's best sidemen to lay down jazzy, laid-back versions of songs he had made famous in his Broadway and film career. Those 38 tracks, released as The Astaire Story , have been condensed into this collection, Steppin' Out: Fred Astaire Sings . While Astaire was not blessed with great vocal chops, the best American songwriters including George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and Cole ...
Let Yourself Go
Kristin Chenoweth won a Tony for the supporting role of Sally Brown in the 1999 revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown , made a memorably vampy Lily in the 1999 television film of Annie , and had an NBC sitcom created for her, Kristin! Now she grabs the spotlight in Let Yourself Go , her first solo recording. She mixes torchy standards ("My Funny Valentine," "How Long Has This Been Going On?") with Faith Prince-style sauciness ("If"), ...
Very Best of
Hip-O Records, 2004
Arm in arm with the new film about Cole Porter comes this "de-lovely" 18-track CD of the songwriting icon's most beloved tunes! The range of stars here is a testament to Porter's stature: Too Darn Hot Ella Fitzgerald; My Heart Belongs to Daddy Peggy Lee; Begin the Beguine Tony Bennett; True Love Dean Martin; Easy to Love Billie Holiday; Night and Day Fred Astaire, plus Mel Torm+ª, Sarah Vaughan and more!
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Porgy and Bess Suite (Catfish Row) / Cuban Overture
Chicago Symphony Orch.
Deutsche Grammophon, 2004
CD Czech S.O.
George Gershwin - Porgy & Bess / Trevor Nunn · Sir Simon Rattle · W. White · C. Haymon · Glyndebourne ...
Warner Classics, 2001
The Gershwins' musical masterpiece Porgy and Bess is one of America's greatest works. This production was adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn and Yves Baigneres. It was directed by Trevor Nunn and is based on the highly successful staging of the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera production in 1986-87, which was remounted at Covent Garden in the autumn of 1992 with most of the original cast. Immediately after that performance the ...
Oscar Peterson Plays The George Gershwin Songbook
Polygram Records, 1990
Two brilliant '50s LPs ( Plays the Gershwin Songbook and Plays George Gershwin ) on one CD!
Embraceable You: Romantic Songs of George Gershwin
Green Hill, 2004
Since he wrote his first published song in 1919, the melodies of George Gershwin have captured the hearts of music lovers, becoming some of the most loved standards of the Great Amercian Songbook. This latest release from Beegie Adair's Centennial Composers Collection features interpretations of George Gershwin's timeless romantic songs.
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