Alessio Barcellini

Wayne Marshall – Aalborg Symphony

Emilio Pessina

George GERSHWIN: “Blue Monday” Opera à la Afro-American (135th Street Blues) A One-Act Jazz Opera –original version, included in George White’s Scandals of 1922–
Cast:
Howard Haskin (Joe, a gambler) … Tenor
La Verne Williams (Vi, his sweetheart) … Lyric Soprano
Daniel Washington (Tom, café entertainer & singer) … Bariton
Raymond Bazemore (Mike, café proprietor & manager) … Bass
Ivan Thomas (Sam, café worker & custodian) … Bass Bariton
Oswald Russel (Sweetpea, café pianist) … piano
Orchestra e Coro della Svizzera Italiana
Marc Andreae, conductor
(rec: live, RTV Svizzera Italiana/Rete 2, Lugano, 6 February 1981)

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madlovba3·251 videos

George Gershwin’s Songbook, including 18 Songs, transcribed for piano by the composer himself. Performed by Marc-André Hamelin, live in concert.

The songs are:

01. Swanee 0:01
02. Nobody but you 0:38
03. I’ll build a Stairway to Paradise 1:30
04. Do it again 2:11
05. Fascinating Rhythm 3:36
06. Oh, Lady Be Good 4:25
07. Somebody Loves Me 5:34
08. Sweet and Low Down 6:48
09. That certain feeling 7:36
10. The Man I love 9:01
11. Clap yo’ hands 11:26
12. Do-do-do 12:06
13. My one and only 12:56
14. ‘S Wonderful 13:40
15. Strike up the band 14:47
16. Liza – All the clouds’ll roll away 15:36
17. I Got Rhythm 17:34
18. Who Cares as Long as You Care for Me? 18:43

Listen to this very disctinct and yet equally great performance of these pieces by André Watts: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsTniQ…

SuperTheseus·368 videos

madlovba3·245 videos

George Gershwin’s Songbook, including 18 Songs, transcribed for piano by the composer himself. Performed by Marc-André Hamelin, live in concert.

The songs are:

01. Swanee 0:01
02. Nobody but you 0:38
03. I’ll build a Stairway to Paradise 1:30
04. Do it again 2:11
05. Fascinating Rhythm 3:36
06. Oh, Lady Be Good 4:25
07. Somebody Loves Me 5:34
08. Sweet and Low Down 6:48
09. That certain feeling 7:36
10. The Man I love 9:01
11. Clap yo’ hands 11:26
12. Do-do-do 12:06
13. My one and only 12:56
14. ‘S Wonderful 13:40
15. Strike up the band 14:47
16. Liza – All the clouds’ll roll away 15:36
17. I Got Rhythm 17:34
18. Who Cares as Long as You Care for Me? 18:43