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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|Music Type:||Operas; Preludes; Musical revues & comedies; Songs; Popular music; Fantasias|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Gershwin; Joshua Bell; John Williams; Alexander Courage; Jascha Heifetz; Jonathan Tunick; William D Brohn; London Symphony Orchestra,
|Notes:||The 1st work originally songs from a musical, arranged 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, arranged for violin and orchestra by William David Brohn or Jonathan Tunick.
Title from disc label.
Program notes by Greg Sandow and biographical notes on the violinist (1 folded sheet : illustrations (some color)) inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Joshua Bell, violin ; London Symphony Orchestra (1st, 3rd works) ; John Williams, conductor (1st, 3rd works), piano (2nd work).|
1998 March 24, 26, and 28,
No. 1, Abbey Road Studio, London, England.
|Description:||1 audio disc (55 min., 18 sec.) ; 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).
|Medium of Performance:||orchestra
- Violin with orchestra, Arranged.
- Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
- Violin and piano music, Arranged.
- Musicals -- Excerpts, Arranged.
- Songs -- Instrumental settings.
- Popular instrumental music -- 1991-2000.
- Comédies musicales -- Extraits arr.
- Popular instrumental music.