Summertime composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Dorothy Heyward. Arranged by Calvin Custer. Concert Band. Concert Band; Masterworks. Pop Concert Band. 20th Century; Broadway; Masterwork Arrangement. Grade 3. Conductor Score & Parts. 130 pages. Duration 3:10. Published by Belwin Music (AP.CB9532).
ISBN 0757933327. 20th Century; Broadway; Masterwork Arrangement.
Summertime is one of those special, memorable melodies that finds its way into everyone's lives and is so evident of the genius that is Gershwin. Calvin Custer's silken scoring for concert band presents a great opportunity to teach phrasing, legato and dynamic shadings, and serves as the all-important 'crowd pleaser.' (3:10)