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Gershwin, George 1898-1937

Overview
Works: 12,627 works in 28,358 publications in 15 languages and 230,697 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biography  Romance films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Operas  Records and correspondence  Dance films 
Subject Headings: Composers 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Musician, Originator, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Conductor, Creator, Contributor, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Compiler, cor, Curator, Author of introduction, Narrator, Director, Depicted, Librettist
Classifications: ML410.G288, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Gershwin
 
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Most widely held works by George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

670 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 6,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"--Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
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( Recording )

868 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,811 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
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

111 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

217 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording
Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

445 editions published between 1198 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,160 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
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

297 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GERSHWIN, G.: Rhapsody in Blue( )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

59 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

60 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis, a forty-two-year-old, divorced comedy writer, is dating seventeen-year-old Tracy while his lesbian ex-wife, Jill, is writing a tell-all book about their failed marriage, but when Isaac meets Mary, his best friend's mistress, everything begins to change and Isaac embarks on a quest to find romance and fulfillment in his native Manhattan
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( Recording )

241 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with two of Gershwin's most popular works, Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, along with acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley, perform works by Ravel and Debussy
Concerto in F for piano and orchestra by George Gershwin( )

134 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

95 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100th anniversary edition
An American in Paris by George Gershwin( )

131 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
Rhapsody in blue ; An American in Paris ; Concerto in F by George Gershwin( Recording )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
George Gershwin's preludes for piano by George Gershwin( )

79 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

63 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
An American in Paris
Alternative Names
Corc Gerşvin

Džordž Geršvin

Džordžs Gēršvins

G. Gershwin

Geo Gershwin

Georg Gershwin

George Gershswin

George Gershwin

George Gershwin 1898-1937

George Gershwin Amerikaans componist (1898-1937)

George Gershwin amerikansk pianist och kompositör

George Gershwin amerikansk pianist og komponist

George Gershwin amerykański pianista i kompozytor

George Gershwin compositeur américain

George Gershwin compositore, pianista e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

George Gershwin US-amerikanischer Komponist

Georgius Gershwin

Gerhvin, Jacob 1898-1937

Gershovitz, Jacob

Gershovitz, Jacob 1898-1937

Gershowitz, Jacob

Gershowitz, Jacob, 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzh 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzh (Dzhordzh), 1898-1937

Gershvin, Dzhordzh

Gershvin, Dzhordzh 1898-1937

Gershvin, Jacob

Gershvin Jacob 1898-1937

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Gershwin, G.

Gershwin, G 1898-1937

Gershwin, G. (George), 1898-1937

Gershwin, George

Gershwin, J.

Gershwin, Jacob

Gershwine, Jacob 1898-1937

Geršvin, D.

Geršvin, D. 1898-1937

Geršvin, Džordž.

Gēršvins, Džordžs 1898-1937

Hershvin, Dz︠h︡ordz︠h︡ 1898-1937

Τζορτζ Γκέρσουιν

Гершвин, Джордж 1898-1937

Джордж Гершвин

Джордж Гершвін

Джордж Гершуин

Џорџ Гершвин

Ջորջ Գերշվին

ג'ורג' גרשווין

גרשוין, ג'ורג' 1898-1937

جورج غيرشوين

جورج گرشوین آهنگساز و پیانیست آمریکایی

จอร์จ เกิร์ชวิน

ჯორჯ გერშვინი

거쉬윈, 조지 1898-1937

거쉰, 조지 1898-1937

거슈윈, 조지 1898-1937

조지 거쉬윈 1898-1937

조지 거슈윈

조지 거슈윈 1898-1937

ガーシュイン

ガーシュイン, G.

ガーシュウィン

ガーシュウィン, ジョージ

ジョージ・ガーシュウィン

喬治·哥舒詠

乔治·格什温

喬治·蓋希文

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Rhapsody in bluePorgy and BessShall We DanceConcerto in F for piano and orchestraAn American in ParisFunny faceGeorge Gershwin's preludes for piano