Rhapsody in Blue - Best of Gershwin (Inspiration)

Rhapsody in Blue - Best of Gershwin (Inspiration)

Alexis Weissenberg

George Gershwin

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Inspiration

From Broadway to the concert platform: The young George Gershwin had already enjoyed great success as a songwriter when in 1924 bandleader Paul Whiteman 1924 persuaded him to write a jazz piece for orchestra. His Rhapsody in Blue, his Variations on “I Got Rhythm” and the opera Porgy and Bess were