Gershwin, George There are 12 products.

Born on September 26, 1898, in Brooklyn, New York, George Gershwin dropped out of school and began playing piano professionally at age 15. Within a few years, he was one of the most sought after musicians in America. A composer of jazz, opera and popular songs for stage and screen, many of his works are now standards. Gershwin died immediately following brain surgery on July 11, 1937, at the age 38.

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  • Swanee, by George Gershwin, lyrics by Irving Caesar, was composed in 1919 when Gershwin was 20 years old. It was his first “hit” and the biggest seller of his career. Al Jolson popularized the song when he sang it in the stage show Sinbad in 1919 and then recorded it for Columbia in 1920 (#2884).The piece was recorded in an instrumental version (HMV...

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  • A new arrangement of the timeless Rhapsody in Blue for Marimba and Vibraphone.

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  • George Gershwin's Three Preludes for piano merge early twentieth century American classical music with jazz elements and exemplify the essence of Gershwin's signature sound. Jeremy Clark's arrangement of the preludes caters to the unique demands of a mallet quartet while staying true to the spirit of Gershwin's original composition. Preludes I and III are...

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  • This arrangement comprises the main themes and ideas of the orchestral score with a jazz lilt and jazz influences.

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  • The Gershwin Mallet Collection contains five classics arranged for marimba and vibraphone (“‘S Wonderful,” “I Got Rhythm,” “They Can’t Take That Away from Me,” “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess, and “Oh, Lady Be Good!”). The pieces in this collection have been arranged to give those with limited improvisational experience the opportunity of playing the...

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  • Alfred's Pop Percussion Ensemble Series has added this new arrangement, written especially for the developing intermediate and advanced percussion ensemble. A George Gershwin favorite, Fascinating Rhythm has been scored to feature the vibraphone and drumset. Setting the familiar Gershwin melody in "7," this arrangement is based on Dave Grusin's version...

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  • A spectacular arrangement for solo marimba and piano! Includes a CD with full piano accompaniment and full performance, broken into major sections for easy rehearsal.

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  • Samuel Adler's Porgy and Bess' Rondo is based on music from George Gershwin's Opera Porgy and Bess. One of the most respected of American composers, Samuel Adler was on the faculty of the Eastman School of Music for many years. This work was commissioned by Leigh Howard Stevens to be a full-fledged concert work in its own right - not...

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  • This piece features a medley of popular songs from George and Ira Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess." This arrangement for solo marimba includes the songs "Summertime," "I Loves You Porgy," " It Ain't Necessarily So," and "Overture to Porgy and Bess." 

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  • Who can resist a Gershwin tune! "Fascinating Rhythm" "swings" here in a jazz/pop style. The arrangement utilizes unique percussion sounds (i.e., brushes on tuned timpani, mallet handles on drums and keyboard bars) to create unusual colors.

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