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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Operas; Preludes; Musical revues & comedies; Songs; Popular music; Fantasias|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Gershwin; Jascha Heifetz; Jonathan Tunick; William D Brohn; Joshua Bell; John Williams; London Symphony Orchestra.
|Notes:||The 1st work originally songs from a musical, arr. for violin and orchestra by Alexander Courage; the 2nd work originally for piano, transcribed for violin and piano by Jascha Heifetz; the remainder originally songs, arr. for violin and orchestra by William David Brohn or Jonathan Tunick.
Program and biographical notes inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Joshua Bell, violin ; London Symphony Orchestra ; John Williams, conductor, piano (2nd work).|
|Event notes:||Recorded Mar. 24, 26 and 28, 1998 at No. 1, Abbey Road Studios, London.|
|Description:||1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Fantasy for violin and orchestra on Porgy and Bess. Prologue ; It ain't necessarily so ; I got plenty o' nuttin' ; My man's gone now ; Summertime ; There's a boat that's leavin soon for New York ; Bess, you is my woman now ; Oh, Bess, oh, where's my Bess? ; O Lawd, I'm on my way (20:24) --
Three preludes. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (1:40) ; Andante (3:48) ; Allegro ben ritmato e deciso (1:18) --
Songs for violin and orchestra. I got rhythm (4:17) ; Embraceable you (4:16) ; Nice work if you can get it (3:38) ; Liza (3:51) ; But not for me (4:18) ; Sweet and low-down (3:31) ; Love is here to stay (3:44).
- Violin with orchestra, Arranged.
- Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
- Violin and piano music, Arranged.
- Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged.
- Popular instrumental music -- United States -- 1991-2000.
- Comédies musicales -- Extraits arr.
- Popular instrumental music.
- United States.