• Gershwin Rhapsody In Blue
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    The American Standard of Gershwin George Gershwin is an American icon of the hustling early twentieth century when America was wakening to its potential and power in the arts, industry, business, and many changing faces that defined the American style. Of his 600 plus compositional works, Rhapsody in Blue is the piece that perhaps best captured his creative genius, and is the work that brought on immediate fame and signaled the arrival of a major composer. The unique Gershwin sound is rooted in ...
  • The Life Of George Gershwin
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    George Gershwin (1898 - 1937) George's parents emigrated to the USA in the late 1800's. George's father, Morris, was trying to avoid a probable twenty year conscription in his native St. Petersburg. Besides that, his hometown sweetheart, Rose B ruskin, had already moved to New York with her family. They are shown here at about the time of their marriage in 1895. George was Morris and Rose's second son, born on September 26, 1898. Though Morris had already Americanized the family name from Gersh...
  • George Gershwin's The Ultimate Collection
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    George Gershwin's "The ultimate collection" George Gershwin's "The ultimate collection", is a compilation of Gershwin's greatest hits. The compilation is made out of two CD's; the first cd is Gershwins pieces sung by different jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and more... The second cd, is Gerswhin's famous pieces taken from musical shows such as Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue, Cuban overture, Funny face and more. First Cd: The cd starts with the song "Strike u...
  • George Gershwin Rhapsody In Blue
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    One of the most influential composers of the 1920's was George Gershwin. Gershwin was the most celebrated and wealthiest American composers of the 1920's. In this paper I will discuss Gershwin's life as a child and his upbringing and how his music expressed the dreams of every American Citizen by mixing different styles of music like Jewish, black, jazz, classical, blues and put them into one genre and created absolute music. George Gershwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 26, 1898. ...
  • Rhapsody In Blue Gershwin Review
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    Rhapsody in Blue By: Raymond Trost Morris Gershovitz immigrated to New York from Russia in search of great opportunities. He had lost his Uncle's address, his only contact in the new world. He would have no where to sleep or eat until he found him. He later would win food money in a card game, sleep in an alley, and eventually find his Uncle. He would fall in love and marry a friend Rose B ruskin, who came to New York sometime before. He had many jobs and had to move the family through twenty-ei...