George Gershwin -- Transcriptions for Piano (18 Song Hits Arranged by the Composer). By George Gershwin (1898-1937). Edited by Maurice Hinson. For Piano. Artist/Personality; Masterworks; Piano - Intermediate / Advanced Collection. Alfred Masterwork Edition. Form: Transcription. 20th Century; Masterwork. Advanced; Early Advanced. Book. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27713).
ISBN 0739045865. 20th Century; Masterwork.
Gershwin created these 18 song transcriptions between 1919 and 1931. He played the pieces at numerous private parties, often with many variations. Gershwin's impromptu performances of these 18 songs served as the basis for the transcriptions. His unique playing style can be detected in these wonderful pieces. Titles: Clap Yo' Hands * Do-Do-Do * Do It Again * Fascinating Rhythm * I Got Rhythm * I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise * Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) * The Man I Love * My One and Only * Nobody But You * Oh, Lady Be Good * Somebody Loves Me * Strike Up the Band * Swanee * Sweet and Low Down * 'S Wonderful * That Certain Feeling * Who Cares? (So Long As You Care for Me).