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Heifetz Play Gershwin

By Dubose Heyward Dorothy Heyward

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Violin solo and Piano accompaniment - SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
Composed by Dubose Heyward Dorothy Heyward. Heifetz Collection. Classical. Score and part(s). With Standard notation. 56 pages. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.ATF134).

Item Number: CF.ATF134

ISBN 082584178X.

Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) and George Gershwin (1898-1937), two of the best known figures in American music, were good friends and often played together. Heifetz had urged Gershwin to write a violin concerto for him, but unfortunately Gershwin died before the project got off the ground. These transcriptions by Heifetz are the next best thing. The five excerpts from Porgy and Bess® and the Three Preludes are well known and Heifetz often played them as encores, but the substantial concert excerpt from An American in ParisTM has never been published before and may not have been performed by Heifetz in public at all. The infectious rhythms and gorgeous tunes of this American classic are brilliantly served by Heifetz as transcriber, and the Porgy excerpts (which include "Bess, You Is My Woman Now," "Summertime" and "My Man's Gone Now") sizzle with virtuoso pizzazz in these wonderful arrangements. This edition is a must-have for lovers of the violin and the music of Gershwin!

About SMP Level 9 (Advanced)

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All types of major, minor, diminished, and augmented chords spanning more than an octave. Extensive scale passages.

  • An American in Paris [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by George Gershwin
  • SummerTime and A Woman Is a Sometime Thing [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by Dorothy Heyward; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin
  • My Man'S Gone Now (From Porgy And Bess) [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by Dorothy Heyward; Dubose Heyward; George Gershwin
  • It Ain'T Necessarily So (From Porgy And Bess) [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by Dorothy Heyward; Dubose Heyward; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin
  • Bess, You Is My Woman Now (From Porgy And Bess) [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by Dorothy Heyward; Dubose Heyward; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin
  • Tempo di Blues [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by Dorothy Heyward; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin
  • Three Preludes for Piano [Transcribed by Jascha Heifetz]  Performed by George Gershwin
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Cyberyang
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    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • August 16, 2011 Heifetz arrangements

    I have always admired Heifetz's "Pogy & Bess" arrangements for violin & piano, so was delighted to have a great new Heifetz arrangement of "An American In Paris" included. Performed it recently for friends at a dinner concert with great success. Highly recommend as concert recital or encore pieces.

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  • September 24, 2008 Classic!

    These are classic tunes at their very best. Everything Heifetz touched turned to gold--his arrangements for piano and violin really capture the essence of the full orchestra. For professionals or extremely good amateurs.

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  • September 28, 2007 Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    These are awesome arrangements of some of Gershwin's most well known music.

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