Embraceable You by George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Ira Gershwin. Arranged by Jay Althouse. Choir Secular. 3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB). Choral Octavo; Masterworks. Pop Choral. 20th Century; Broadway; Jazz; Masterwork Arrangement. Choral Octavo. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.28702).
It's perhaps the most touching of the Gershwins' love songs. The lyrics show the sophistication of Ira and the music epitomizes the genius of George. The arrangement is brilliant in its simplicity, including just a touch of Rhapsody in Blue at the end. An American classic for today's choirs.