The Essential George Gershwin ()

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Track Listing
  1. Prelude No. 2 for Piano
  2. I Got Rhythm
  3. Oh, Lady Be Good
  4. Summertime
  5. Nice Work If You Can Get It
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  1. Prelude No. 2 for Piano
  2. I Got Rhythm
  3. Oh, Lady Be Good
  4. Summertime
  5. Nice Work If You Can Get It
  6. They Can't Take That Away from Me (Shall We Dance)
  7. Swanee
  8. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
  9. Someone to Watch over Me
  10. 'S Wonderful
  11. Do It Again
  12. Soon
  13. Fascinating Rhythm /Someone to Watch Over Me
  14. The Man I Love (Lady Be Good)
  15. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (Shall We Dance)
  16. Love Is Here to Stay
  17. How Long Has This Been Going On?
  18. Blues
  19. But Not for Me
  20. A Foggy Day
  21. I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
  22. Third Movement (Allegro Agitato)
  23. Of Thee I Sing Overture
  24. They All Laughed
  25. Of Thee I Sing
  26. Promenade (Walking the Dog)
  27. I've Got a Crush on You
  28. Somebody Loves Me
  29. Love Walked In /Embraceable You
  30. Mine
  31. Isn't It a Pity
  32. Introduction and Jazzbo Brown
  33. It Ain't Necessarily So
  34. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  35. I Loves You, Porgy
  36. Rhapsody in Blue
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Although there are a couple of pieces performed by George Gershwin himself, the rest of this two-CD, 41-track compilation, The Essential George Gershwin, is devoted to interpretations of his works. It's impressive in its stylistic and chronological sprawl, though inconsistent. Spanning 1925-2002 (though most of it predates 1970), the performances include instrumental classical pieces; pop vocals by Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme, and Tony Bennett; and jazzier covers by Miles Davis, Ethel ...

The Essential George Gershwin 2003, Legacy

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