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Gershwin - Grand Fantasy Porgy & Bess Viola/Piano

for Viola and Piano

By George Gershwin

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For Viola and Piano. Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Strings, Repertoire, Solos. Grand Fantasy on Themes from Porgy and Bess. Softcover Book. 28 pages. Viola World #VWP100144. Published by Viola World (HU.VWP100144).

Item Number: HU.VWP100144

12 x 9 x 0.1 inches.

The famous opera by George and Ira Gershwin from the novel "Porgy" by DuBose Heyward. George and Ira Gershwin joined DuBose Heyward in Charleston to write the opera which had been germinating in George's imagination for several years. Porgy and Bess was George Gershwin's longest and most ambitious creation, but it was not truly successful during his lifetime. Some of the songs had achieved popularity before Gershwin's death in 1937, but the work earned real approval and favor only after the 1940 Theater Guild presentation of a slightly revised version. For years, it was performed more frequently in Europe, where it was considered a true American opera. Arranged for viola and piano by Alan Arnold.

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