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Rhapsody in Blue - Music Minus One

Rhapsody in Blue - Music Minus One composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). For solo piano. Jazz, 20th Century and Play Along. Difficulty: difficult. Instrumental solo part, piano reduction and performance/accompaniment CD. Solo part and standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3083).

ISBN 1596150777. With solo part and standard notation (does not include words to the songs). Jazz, 20th Century and Play Along. 9x12 inches.

Gershwin's masterpiece is now available in a thrilling MMO version! The piano concerto that transformed modern music and integrated jazz sensibilities into 'serious' music is a magical experience for player and listener alike. This deluxe edition includes a new enhanced -20% reduced-speed version for your practicing ease.Includes the printed Warner Bros. score for solo piano with orchestral reduction; informative liner notes; and a digital stereo compact disc, voluminously indexed for your convenience, containing a complete version with soloist; then a second performance of the orchestral accompaniment, minus you, the soloist. Includes a second accompaniment version at a -20% tempo for learning purposes.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • December 19, 2005 Love the Piece, Loathe the Recording

    I adore the Rhapsody in Blue. It is such an essential part to one's musical repertoire, but the recording isn't all that great. Some passages, like the cadenza, sound fairly decent, but overall, the quality is poor and I don't care for Torodov's overall interpretation, but...

    I am forced to use it if I am playing with the recording. He is very talented and plays great, but I don't like the way he plays the Rhapsody. Also, I've noticed some passages that Torodov plays that aren't specifically notated in the score, like in the cadenza. That is a fine addition to a performance of the concerto, but it might throw off the pianist if they are listening to the CD and looking at the score at the same time. Overall, I am very pleased with the score itself and am very excited to be learning this piece for performance and competition.

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  • 3

    Location:
    Dallas, TX
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • December 21, 2003 More thought should have gone into this

    Music minus one doesn't work well if the piece has large gaps for piano solos. The problem might have been solved had the piano been completely separated from the orchestra and given its own channel, allowing the player to turn down the volume of the piano channel so as...

    to still hear it loud enough to follow along as well as come in with the orchestra on time. Unfortunately, this forces one to copy the interpretation of the pianist on the CD. Annoyingly, parts of the piano score aren't played or are drowned out by the orchestra. Allowing the piano to be completely separated from the orchestra would have made every note and chord clear even if you can't hear them on the majority of recordings. There seems to be a tradition of not playing certain parts of the piano part or not allowing them to be heard above the orchestra on most recordings. This should be noted. Finally, the addition of suggested fingerings would be very useful for the inexperienced pianist.

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    17 of 39 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Location:
    Paris, France
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • August 21, 2002 It is good music!

    Well, first I have to say, that I love Gershwin! So, I am trying to get all possible recordings and took this one because of the CD. The sound is somehow strange, but the music these people are doing is perfect! It is more the classical version of the rhapsody...

    , than the jazz one, but it is done in a fantastic way! Only if the sound was a little better...

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    24 of 46 people found this review helpful.
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  • 2

    Location:
    New York
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • July 31, 2002 Not the best ....

    I found that it would have saved me more money just to buy the double piano version for 15 $ rather than waste another 20 for this package. The CD had awful sound quality, the pianist interpreted his rhythms from the music as I have never heard it before, (And I...

    have 4 copies of Rhapsody) and you have to be right on timing wise in order to come in with the orchestra which limits your ability to make it "your piece." I recommend buying the "two piano, four hands" version from warner brothers by itself than waste 20 $ on this disgusting CD. I will most likely not buy from "Music Minus One" again. They probably are making more money from people buying their junk than producing their "digital stereo compact disks." I could make a better quality sound from my computer microphone. Take my advice: Buy the music; it's great. Don't waist money on a CD that totally stinks. I learned the hard way.

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    19 of 42 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Location:
    Hannover
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • January 22, 2002 What is better than Gershwin?

    Well, there is not much to say - it is the Rhapsody in Blue - well performed and with music score. Is there anything more one should ask for? I love it!

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