Gatsby Songs (From the Opera The Great Gatsby). By John Harbison (1938-). For Piano, Vocal. Vocal Collection. 56 pages. G. Schirmer #AMP8161. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50483631).
ISBN 0634010808. 9x12 inches.
New York's Metropolitan Opera ushers in the new millennium with the world premiere of John Harbison's splendid opera The Great Gatsby, with a libretto based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece. Among the highlights of the production are the fourteen “Gatsby Songs,” written in the energetic dance style of the 1920s with sparklingly witty lyrics by Murray Horwitz.
Contents: By the Shore • Kind of in Love • Funny New Feeling • A Saturday Night To-Do • I'm Leavin' It All to You • I Could End Up Loving You Tonight • Dreaming of You • Blowing a Bundle on You • I Can't Believe It • Remember the Old Days • I'm Doin' Fine • Cool • Who Can Say • Strange.