Rhapsody in Blue (Solo Piano Version). By George Gershwin (1898-1937). Edited by Maurice Hinson. For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Solo; Solo. Alfred Masterwork Edition. 20th Century; Masterwork. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). Book. 32 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.29033).
ISBN 0739049828. 20th Century; Masterwork.
Rhapsody in Blue catapulted George Gershwin into a world-famous career. It brought jazz into the concert hall using a musical language that was fresh, spontaneous, and uniquely American. This edition is based on the piano solo version, first published in 1924 by Warner Brothers Music Corporation. Editorial pedal and fingerings are included.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.