An American in Paris (Gershwin, George)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1928
Reprinted Los Angeles: Warner Bros., 1987.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Page size is 9.455 x 12.542 inches. Removed pp.2-5 with one of the authors: "Jeff Sultanof" for the preface, being potentially under copyright in the CA and the EU.
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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. New York: New World Music Corp., 1930.
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For Piano solo (Daly)

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Arranger William Merrigan Daly (1887–1936)
Publisher. Info. New York: New World Music Corp., 1929. Plate N. W. 78.
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Work Title An American in Paris
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Composer Gershwin, George
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928
First Performance. 1928-12-13 in Carnegie Hall, New York
New York Philharmonic, Walter Damrosch (conductor)
First Publication. 1929
Copyright Information The revised orchestration by Frank Campbell-Watson (1898-1980) cannot be uploaded here in any form (even though it's credited as an "edition") as it remains under copyright in Canada and elsewhere. Campbell-Watson made significant changes to the original orchestration.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons,
3 saxophones (alto (E)/soprano (B), tenor (B)/soprano (B)/alto (E),
baritone (E)/soprano (B)/alto (E))
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, bass drum, triangle, wood block, cymbals, low and high tom-toms, xylophone, glockenspiel, 4 taxi horns (A, B, C, D), celesta, strings
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