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Gershwin, George - Three Preludes

£20.00

George Gershwin (1898-1937) was born Jacob Gershowitz, of Russian Jewish parentage. After leaving school at 15 he became a songwriter for a publishing firm on Tin Pan Alley in New York. He was strongly influenced by jazz and popular music and probably his finest work is the ‘folk-opera’ Porgy and Bess set in a black community in South Carolina. It contains arguably his most famous song ‘Summertime’. The Three Preludes were written in 1926 and premiered by Gershwin himself at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. They have since been arranged for almost every combination - string quartet, brass band, wind quintet, and jazz orchestra. The movements are entitled Allegro ben ritmato e deciso, Blue Lullaby, and Spanish Prelude.

This arrangement is by Lorna McDonald and features on our CD ten .

Level: Advanced

Duration: 7 minutes

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