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Music Featured on the November 22 Thanksgiving All-Gershwin Edition of “Anything Goes”

Friday, 16 November 2012 | Rich Samuels

  5:09: “Lullaby” (1919) performed by the Cincinnati Pops conducted by Erich Kunzel. 5:18: “Three Preludes” featuring George Gershwin as piano soloist (recorded in London by Columbia in 1926). 5:25: Overture to the 1926 musical “Oh, Kay”. John McGlinn conducts the New Princesss Theatre Orchestra. 5:33: Concerto in F featuring piano soloist Roy Bargy with Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra. Recorded in October of 1928, this was the first recording of the 1925 composition. It’s preceded by Paul Whiteman’s May, 1925 recording of “Charleston” which may have inspired Gershwin. 6:08: Overture to “Girl Crazy” (1930). John McGlinn conducts the New Princess Theatre Orchestra. 6:14: Catfish Row Symphonic Suite from “Porgy and Bess”. Erich Kunzel conducts the Cincinnati Pops. 6:48: Cuban Overture performed by piano soloist Rosa Linda with Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra (recorded October 21, 1938). 7:08: Overture to “Of Thee I Sing” (1931). John McGlinn conducts the New Princess Theatre Orchestra. 7:13: “New York Rhapsody” (precursor of the “Second Rhapsody” from the Fox film “Delicious” (shot in 1930, released in 1931). 7:22: Second Rhapsody with piano soloist George Gershwin. Recorded June 26, 1931 at the New York NBC studios ay 711 Fifth Avenue. 7:39: Rehearsal performance of “Porgy and Bess” recorded July 19, 1935. Soloists are Abbie Mitchell, Edward Nathews, Ryby Elzy, Todd Duncan and Anne Brown. George Gershwin conducts the orchestra. 7:58: “I Got Rhythm” performed by Victor Arden and Phil Ohman and their orchestra with vocal chorus by Frank Luther (recorded in 1930).       more »

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