Popular Performer -- Gershwin (The Songs of George & Ira Gershwin). By George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Ira Gershwin. Arranged by Melody Bober. For Piano. Artist/Personality; Masterworks; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Popular Performer Series. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement; Recital; Standard. Early Advanced. Book. 56 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.31802).
ISBN 0739056816. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement; Recital; Standard.
George Gershwin and his older brother Ira wrote the music for more than 12 Broadway shows and four films. This volume revisits the best of these songs, which have become favorites of singers, instrumentalists and audiences. Their unforgettable melodies, exciting rhythms, and clever lyrics are captured in these early advanced arrangements by Melody Bober. These piano solos are perfect for lessons, recitals, or social gatherings. Titles: Embraceable You * Fascinating Rhythm * I Got Rhythm * I've Got a Crush on You * Let's Call the Whole Thing Off * Love Is Here to Stay * The Man I Love * Nice Work If You Can Get It * Someone to Watch Over Me * Summertime * They Can't Take That Away from Me.
List/syllabus: 2011 Royal Conservatory List.
About Popular Performer Series
Alfred's Popular Performer series includes collections of pop, jazz, Broadway and movie music. Each selection is masterfully arranged for Early Advanced to Advanced pianists. Rich textures, sophisticated harmonies and inventive rhythms make these arrangements ideal for hobbyists, advancing students, professional musicians or any Popular Performer!