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Popular Performer -- Gershwin

The Songs of George & Ira Gershwin

By George Gershwin

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Piano - Early Advanced
The Songs of George & Ira Gershwin. Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Ira Gershwin. Arranged by Melody Bober. Artist/Personality; Masterworks; Piano - Personality Book; Piano Supplemental; Sing-Along. Popular Performer Series. 20th Century; Jazz; Masterwork Arrangement; Recital; Standard. Book. 56 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.31802).

Item Number: AP.31802
ISBN 0739056816. 20th Century; Jazz; 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!

  • Love Is Here to Stay (from "Goldwyn Follies")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It (from "Damsel in Distress")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • They Can't Take That Away from Me (from "Shall We Dance")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess")   Composed by George Gershwin; Dubose Heyward; Dorothy Heyward;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (from "Shall We Dance")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Embraceable You (from "Girl Crazy")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • I Got Rhythm  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • I've Got a Crush on You (from "Strike Up the Band!")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Someone to Watch Over Me (from "Oh, Kay!")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • The Man I Love (from "Strike Up the Band")  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Fascinating Rhythm  Composed by George Gershwin;Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Colfax, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • September 07, 2010 Well done!

    Melody Bober did a great job presenting these pieces. They are written at an early advanced level, but are written interestingly enough to play and enjoy for more advanced players.

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