Gershwin*, Tilson Thomas*, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra ‎– Rhapsody In Blue, Second Rhapsody, Preludes, Unpublished Piano Works

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CBS Masterworks ‎– MK 39699
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The 1920's
1 Rhapsody In Blue (1924)
Clarinet – Lorin Levee
15:45
2 Preludes For Piano (1926) 7:11
2.1 1: Allegro Ben Ritmato E Deciso
2.2 2: Andante Con Moto E Poco Rubato
2.3 3: Allegro Ben Ritmato E Deciso
3 Short Story (1925)
Arranged By [Reconstruction] – Michael Tilson Thomas
2:53
4 Violin Piece (Gershwin Melody No. 40)
Arranged By – Michael Tilson Thomas
3:44
The 1930's
5 Second Rhapsody For Orchestra With Piano (1932) 14:22
6 For Lily Pons (1933) (Gershwin Melody No. 79)
Arranged By [Realization] – Michael Tilson Thomas
1:59
7 Sleepless Nights (1936) (Gershwin Melody No. 17) 4:28
8 Promenade ("Walking The Dog") (1936) 3:00

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This album is dedication to IRA GERSHWIN whose faith and guidance make it all possible.

Total Playing Time: 53:49

Digitally recorded using the Soundstream and Sony systems
Principal Microphones: B&K 4003 omnidirectional mics, Schoeps with MK-2 capsules, AKG C-12, Neuman KM 84
Custom designed Neve console
Monitor Speakers: B&W 801 loudspeakers
Recorded at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, and RCA Studio A, New York City

Premiere recordings of "Short Story," "Violin Piece," "Sleepless Night" and "Walking the Dog."

Premiere recording of the restored edition of "Second Rhapsody" on track 5.

Thanks to JOSHUA ROBISON for his assistance in the coordinaton and preparation of this album.

Special thanks to MRS. IRA GERSHWIN

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 07464396992
  • ASIN: B000002626
  • Other: DIDC 020104
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDC 020104 51A8

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