George Gershwin Memorial Concert > Radio Broadcast


Recording Details

Date
September 8, 1937
Type
Audio / Radio Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / CA / Hollywood
Theatre/Venue
The Hollywood Bowl
Music
George Gershwin (840)
Lyrics
Irving Caesar (121), B.G. DeSylva (203), Ira Gershwin (705), DuBose Heyward (104)
Producer
Michael Feinstein (82)
Engineer
Bruce Leek (2)
Mastering
Graham Newton (5)
Liner Notes
Michael Feinstein (82), Celia Grail
Conductor
Nathaniel Finston (2), José Iturbi (13), Otto Klemperer (4), Charles Previn (27), Nathaniel Shilkret (41), Alexander Steinert (4), Victor Young (161)
Orchestrations
Otto Klemperer (4)
Performer
Fred Astaire (338), Leiland Atherton Irish, Anne Brown (19), Todd Duncan (22), Ruby Elzy (5), Hall Johnson Choir (7), Oscar Hammerstein II (885), George Jessel (7), Al Jolson (161), Lily Pons (10), Edward G. Robinson (3), Gladys Swarthout (8), Louis Louis Witten
Musician
José Iturbi (13), Oscar Levant (42), Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (6)
Shortcode
[r7204]

Releases (2)

Format
2-CD
Label
North American Class NAC 4001
Released
1998-04-28
Country
Canada
Barcode
372911400126
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Producer
David Lennick (24), Gormick. Greg
Mastering
David Lennick (24), Graham Newton (5)
Liner Notes
David Lennick (24), Greg Gormick (6)
# Tracks
27
Length
2:26:06
Lists
19 collectors / 5 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9541]
1. Opening Comments
2. Prelude #2
3. Commentary
4. An American In Paris
5. Commentary
6. Eulogy
7. Swanee
8. The Man I Love
9. They Can't Take That Away From Me
10. Station Identification : Commentary
11. 1st Movement : Allegro
12. 2nd Movement : Andate con moto
13. Concerto In F: 3rd Movement : Allegro con brio
Disc: 2
1. Intermission : Mrs. Leiland Atherton Irish; Oscar Hammerstein Tribute; Edward G. Robinson Tribute; Commentary
2. Introduction To The Second Half
3. Anthology : The Man I Love, Liza, Lady Be Good, Somebody Loves Me, Do It Again, I Got Rhythm, Wintergreen For President, Strike Up The Band
4. Commentary
5. Porgy And Bess: Introduction And Summertime
6. Commentary
7. Porgy And Bess: My Man's Gone Now
8. Porgy And Bess: The Buzzard Song
9. Porgy And Bess: The Train Song
10. Porgy And Bess: I've Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
11. Porgy And Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now
12. Porgy And Bess: I'm On My Way
13. Commentary
14. Rhapsody In Blue

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Format
LP
Label
Citadel CT 7025
Released
1981
Country
US
Audio
Mono
Search
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Notes
Liner Notes: http://albumlinernotes.com/Memorial_Concert.html
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl61161]
Side A:
1. Prelude No. 2
Arranged and Conducted by Otto Klemperer
2. Concerto in F (First Movement: Allegro)
Oscar Levant, Piano
Charles Previn: Conductor
3. Song Group
Conducted by Victor Young
A. Swanee -- Al Jolson
B. The Man I Love -- Gladys Swarthout
C. They Can't Take That Away from Me -- Fred Astaire
Side B:
Excerpts from PORGY AND BESS
with Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alexander Steinert
A. Introduction and Summertime -- Lily Pons
B. My Man's Gone Now -- Ruby Elzy and Hall Johnson Choir
C. Buzzard Song -- Todd Duncan and Hall Johnson Choir
D. The Train Song -- Anne Brown and Hall Johnson Choir
E. I Got Plenty o' Nuthin' -- Todd Duncan and Hall Johnson Choir
F. Bess, You Is My Woman Now -- Todd Duncan and Anne Brown
G. I'm on My Way -- Todd Duncan and Hall Johnson Choir

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