George Gershwin's Songbook (Gershwin, George)

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Piano transcriptions of choruses

 Complete Score (EU)
#10257 - 1.22MB, 42 pp. -  5.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12) - V/26/V - 27772x

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Sissco (2007/7/19)

Editor:

First edition (reprint)

Publisher Info.:

New York: New World Music Corp, 1919-1930. (collection issued 1932).

Reprinted:

Miami: Warner Brothers Music, n.d. (after 1975).

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Preface by the Composer omitted in the scan.

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 Selections (EU)
#111080 - 12.25MB, 41 (includes index) pp. -  8.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8) - V/26/V - 5926x

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Guifré (2011/7/27)

 Color Cover
#111081 - 0.45MB, 1 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/C/V - 1346x

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Guifré (2011/7/27)

Editor:

First edition (reprint)

Publisher Info.:

New York: New World Music Corp, 1919-1930. (collection issued 1932).

Reprinted:

Gershwin at the Keyboard
London: Chappel & Co. Ltd., n.d. (ca.1960). Plate 46086.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD US [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

"Nobody But You" and "Swanee" not included in this reprint.
The songs are in a different order from the original issue.
Preface by the Composer omitted in the scan.

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 6. I'll Build a Starway to Paradise
#110766 - 4.03MB, 2 (#8-9) pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4) - V/V/V - 1786x

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Dtkr96 (2011/7/25)

PMLP225378-I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise.pdf
Editor:

First edition

Publisher Info.:

New York: Harms, 1922.

Reprinted:

Gershwin at the Keyboard
London: Chappel & Co. Ltd., n.d. (ca.1960). Plate 46086.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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General Information

Work Title George Gershwin's Songbook
Alternative Title 18 Song Transcriptions
Composer Gershwin, George
Movements/Sections 18 songs. Each one is arranged for piano and voice, followed by a more elaborate version of the chorus for piano solo.
  1. Clap Yo' Hands
  2. Do-Do-Do
  3. Do It Again
  4. Fascinating Rhythm
  5. I Got Rhythm
  6. I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
  7. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
  8. The Man I Love
  9. My One and Only
  10. Nobody But You
  11. Oh, Lady Be Good
  12. Somebody Loves Me
  13. Strike Up the Band
  14. Swanee
  15. Sweet and Low Down
  16. 'S Wonderful
  17. That Certain Feeling
  18. Who Cares? (So Long As You Care for Me)
First Publication 1919-1930; 1932 as a collection.
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano


Misc. Comments

Since Ira Gershwin's lyrics are copyright, only the piano transcriptions are included.

The first edition featured ilustrations by Constantin Alajalov for every song.

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