Look up artist Gershwin, George


Name: Gershwin, George
Born: Sept 26, 1898 (Brooklyn, NY)
Died: July 11, 1937 (Mt. Vernon, NY)
Note: a/k/a Jacob Gershowitz/Gershvini / See Gottlieb 239

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Songs written or composed


Title: Love Is Here To Stay
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Instrumental/Theater/Love
Subject: Love/Constancy/Radio/Telephone.Rockies/Gibralter/Passing
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recordings:


On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 9428
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Style: Instrumental

On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36589
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: It's very clear, our love is here to stay, not for a year, but ever and a day,
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 2:58

Title: Summertime
Also known as: Zumertsayt
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Author: Cahan, Mendy
Composer: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Opera/Lullaby
Subject: Summer/Seaon/Father/Mother

Recordings:


On album: N-005(a) (Cantares De Madre Susana Naidich Orqueta De Camara)
Track ID: 14715
Conductor RovIra, Eduardo
Vocal Naidich, Susana
Artist: Camara Orchestra
First line: Summertime, and the livin is easy,
Track comment: From "Porgy and Bess"
Language: English
Style: Operatic

On album: K-057(a) (Para Ustedes... Zivia Klein -- צביה קלײן)
Track ID: 14716
Translator,Yiddish Tsesler, Shmuel -- צעסלער, שמואל
Vocal Klein, Zivia -- קלײן, צביה
Arranger Levy, Alberto
First line: Sumertseyt, un dos lebn iz gringer, fishlekh shpringen...
First line (Yiddish):זומערצײַט, און דאָס לעבן איז גרינגער, פֿישלעך שפּרינגן...
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: From "Porgy & Bess"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

On album: C-060(a) (Mendy Cahan and Der Yiddish Express/ Yiddish Fever -- מענדי קאַהן און דער ייִדיש־עקספּרעס\ ייִדעש פֿיבור)
Track ID: 41805
Vocal/Yiddish Adaption Cahan, Mendy
Bass Guitar Segal, Yankele
Drums Fried, Oren
Artist: Der Yiddish Express
First line: Zumertsayt, sara lebn, a mekhaye, katshkelekh shvimen, un a royte zun fargeyt,
First line (Yiddish):זומערצײַט, סאַראַ לעבן, קאַטשקעלעך שווימען, און אַ רויטע זון פֿאַרגייט, דײַן טאַט
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Jazz/Fusion
Length: 3:57

On album: R-016(g) (A..Caravan..Stars Featuring Seymour Rechtzeit & Molly Picon)
Track ID: 23637
Yiddish Adaptation Kressyn, Miriam -- קרעסן, מיריאַם
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
First line: Shlof mayn kind, got geshankt in zayn himl, in kholem...
First line:די אמתה ליבע, זי לעבט איבער אַלעס, זי איז אַ מתּונה פֿון גאָט,
Track comment: From the opera "Porgy & Bess"
Language: Yiddish/English

Title: Mischa Yasha Toscha Sascha
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Humor/Satire/Novelty
Subject: Violin/Names/Assimilation/Concert/Origins
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb, p. 40

Recordings:


On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28552
Violin Venuti, Joe
Piano Wall, Phil
First line: One two three four, five four three, one two three four, who are we
Track comment: Originally recorded May 31, 1933
Language: English
Style: Harmony
Length: 03:18

On album: G-057(c) (Funny It Doesn't Sound Jewish/ Compilation by Jack Gottlieb accompaning book with same title.)
Track ID: 31656
Artist: Paul Whiteman Orchestra
First line: We really think you ought to know that we were born right in the middle of...
Language: English
Style: Four Part Harmony/Pop/Orchestral/
Length: 3:10

Title: My One And Only
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Broadway/Theater/Cabaret
Subject: Proposal/acceptance/rejection/obsession
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb, p. 42, 43. Patterned after "Shlof Zhe Mayn Feygele".

Recording:


On album: G-057(c) (Funny It Doesn't Sound Jewish/ Compilation by Jack Gottlieb accompaning book with same title.)
Track ID: 31658
Vocal Fitzgerald, Ella
Piano Larkins, Ellis
First line: My one and only, what am I goona do when you turn me down?
Language: English
Style: Cabaret
Length: 1:23

Title: Swanee
Author: Gershwin, George
Additional song notes: From "Sinbad"

Recording:


On album: J-007(B) (The Best of Al Jolson)
Track ID: 35324
Vocal Jolson, Al
Language: English
Length: 2:32

Title: Nice Work If You Can Get It
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Classical/Theater/Love
Subject: Money/Fame/Love/Courting/Famly/Persistance
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36588
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: Holding hands at midnight, 'neath a starry skh...Oh that is nice work if you...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 2:59

Title: Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Author: Gershwin, George
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, Ira
Genre: Theater/Classical
Subject: Love/Differences/Breakup/Heartbreak
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36590
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: You say either and I say eyther, you say neither and I say nyther,...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 2:40

Title: Promenade
Author: Gershwin, George
Author: Dowling, Richard
Composer: Gershwin, George
Composer: Dowling, Richard
Genre: Theater/Pop
Subject: Self/Drinking/Drunk
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recordings:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36591
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Pop/Instrumental
Length: 3:50

On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36595
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Instrumental
Length: 3:50

Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop/Love
Song Comment: Memory/Attributes/Smile/Actions/Dreams
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recordings:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36592
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea, the memory of all that,...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 3:25

On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36596
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: The way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea, the memory of all that,...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 3:25

Title: The Man I Love
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop
Subject: Dream/Love/Anticipation/Hope/Waiting
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36593
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: When the mellow moon begins to beam, ev'ry night I dream a little dream,,,
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 4:35

Title: 'S Wonderful
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop/Love
Subject: Joy/Appeal/Wonder/Love/Glamour
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36597
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: 'S wonderful! 'S marvelous! (that) you should care for me! 'S awful nice!...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 4:07

Title: Embraceable You
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop/Love
Subject: Embrace/Charms/Heart/Gypsy
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36598
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: Embrace me, my sweet embraceable you, embrace me, you irreplaceable you...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 5:36

Title: Serenade #1
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Concert/Instrumental

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36599
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Instrumental
Length: 4:18

Title: Serenade #2
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Concert/Instrumental

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36600
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Instrumental
Length: 1:39

Title: Serenade #3
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Concert/Instrumental

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36601
Piano Frey, Alexander
Style: Concert/Instrumental
Length: 1:39

Title: Love Walked In
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop/Love
Subject: Love/Shadows/Sunny Days/Future/
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36602
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: Love walked right in and drove the shadows away: live walked right in and...
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 4:29

Title: Someone To Watch Over Me
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Pop/Love
Subject: Waiting/Yearning/Guardian/Looking
Origin: Ephemera 1127

Recording:


On album: M-099(a) (An Evening With George Gershwin / Donna Morein, Mezzo Soprano/ Alexander Frey, Piano)
Track ID: 36605
Vocal Morein, Donna
Piano Frey, Alexander
First line: There's a sombody I'm longin' to see, I hope thathe, turns out to be, someone..
Language: English
Style: Concert/Pop/Art Song
Length: 4:36

Title: Opening Applause, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Classical
Subject: Gershwin, in Berlin

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Title: Promenade(Walking the Dog)
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Classical

Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me (Morein&Fre
Author: Gershwin, George
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Classical

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Title: Love Walked Right In
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Classical
Subject: Love

Title: Someone Who'll Watch Over Me
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theater/Classical
Subject: Love, Protection

Title: S'Wonderful
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Theatre
Subject: Love

Recording:


On album: F-065(a) (Fyvush Finkel/ It's Never Too Late)
Track ID: 38839
Piano Finkel, Elliot
Vocal Finkel, Fyvush -- פֿינקל, פֿײַװוּש
Xylophone Finkel, Ian
Bass Sterbenz, Ed
Guitar Berliner, Jay
Drums Fischer, Martin
Synth Bichel, Ken
Trumpet Stripling, Byron
Trombone Andos, Randy
Alto Sax Olsen, Ralph
Alto Sax Anderson, Dennis
Baritone Sax Berger, Ken
Backup singer Heath, D. Michael
Backup Singer Allen, Cheryl Ann
First line: there are my boys, Ian and Elliot, S'wonderful, S'marvelous, you should care
Language: English
Style: American Theater
Length: 2:57

Other tracks with this artist


Title: I Got Rhythm (Instr, Medley)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 6973
Arranger/Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Track comment: Strike Up The Band/ I Got Rhythm/ Facinating Rhythm
Style: Instrumental/Medley

Title: An American In Paris (Instr)
On album: B-058(b) (Bernstein, Arias & Barcarolles/ Barber / Gershwin)
Track ID: 1257
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist Seattle Symphony
Artist Schwartz, Gerald, Cond
Artist Butler Charles, solo trumpet
Style: Instrumental

Title: Bess You Is My Woman Now (Instr)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 2302
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Track comment: From "Porgy and Bess"
Style: Instrumental

Title: Fascinating Rhythm (Instr, Medley)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 5143
Clarinet/Arranger Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Composer Gershwin, George
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Track comment: Strike Up The Band/ I Got Rhythm/ Facinating Rhythm

Title: Gershwin Suite (Instr)
On album: F-013(f) (Giora Feidman The Magic Of The Klezmer)
Track ID: 5596
Artist Feidman, G., Clarinet & Ensemble -- פיידמן, גיורא, קלאַרנעט מיט אַנסאַמבל
Composer Gershwin, George
Arranger Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Artist Wisenberg, Menakhem, piano
Track comment: Melodies Rhapsody In Blue/ Ain't Necessarily So/ Summertime

Title: Let's Call The Holy Rov
On album: xR-029(b)
Track ID: 9115
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist Rechnitzer Rejects
First line: You say a "khupe", I say a "khipe", you say "maushiga",
Track comment: Parody of Gershwin's "Let's Say We're Falling In Love"

Title: Let's Say We're Falling In Love
On album: R-029(b) (The More Complete Collection of.....Rechnitzer Rejects Vol 2)
Track ID: 9120
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist Rechnitzer Rejects
First line: You say a "khupe", I say a "khipe", you say "maushiga",
Track comment: Parody of song- Parody titled "Let's Call The Holy Rov"

Title: Rhapsody In Blue (Instr, Excerpt)
On album: G-013(d)6 (Song of the Golden Land Lectures 11, 12 and 13)
Track ID: 12789
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist Whiteman, Paul Concert Orchestra
Artist Gershman, Geoge, piano
Narration Katzman, Dr. Jacob
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Lecture 13, Song of Golden Land, Transmigration of a Melody

Title: Strike Up The Band (Instr)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 14692
Arranger/Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Track comment: Strike Up The Band/ I Got Rhythm/ Facinating Rhythm
Style: Instrumental

Title: Swanee (Instr)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 14743
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Style: Instrumental

Title: Three Times Gershwin (Medley)
On album: F-013(g) (Giora Feidman Gershwin & The Klezmer)
Track ID: 15321
Arranger/Clarinet Feidman, Giora -- פיידמן, גיורא
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist: Feidman, Giora Trio
Arranger Pansera, Robert
Style: Instrumental/Medley

Title: Gershwin Suite (Instr)
On album: F-013(h) (Giora Feidman To You -- גיורא פיידמן)
Track ID: 21312
Composer Gershwin, George
Artist Fiedman, Giora, clarinet & arr -- פיידמן, גיורא, קלאַרנעט
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Track comment: Melodies Rhapsody In Blue/ Ain't Necessarily So/ Summertime

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