Oh, Kay! (Gershwin, George)

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Composer Improvisations

4-disc Recordings

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Performer Pages George Gershwin (piano)
Publisher Info. New York: Columbia - VivaTonal, 809-D, 810-D, 811-D, 812-D. 1926.
Misc. Notes Impropmptu improvisations. More information
Not to be confused with the short transcriptions form George Gershwin's Songbook.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Someone to Watch over Me (No.5)

For Piano Solo (Downer)

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NeptuneVII (2016/4/17)

Arranger Jacob Logan Downer
Publisher. Info. Jacob Logan Downer
Misc. Notes Pour une femme en rouge écarlate qui

ces derniers temps a été hante mes rêves

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General Information

Work Title Oh, Kay!
Alternative. Title
Composer Gershwin, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGG 24
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 musical numbers in 2 acts
  • Act I
1. Overture
2. The Moon is on the Sea
3. When our Ship Comes Sailing In
4. Don't Ask
5. Someone to Watch over Me
6. The Woman's Touch
7. Dear Little Girl
8. Maybe
9. Clap Yo' Hands
10. Do, Do, Do
  • Act II
11. Bride and Groom
12. Ain't it Romantic
13. Fidgety Feet
14. Heaven on Earth
15. Someone to Watch over Me (reprise)
16. Oh, Kay!
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1926
First Performance. 1926-11-08 in New York, Imperial Theatre
First Publication. 1926
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2034. Items with text first published before 1928 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
Librettist Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), lyrics
Guy Bolton (1884-1979) and P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975)
, scenario
after La Presidente by Maurice Hanniquin and Pierre Veber (1869–1942)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Voices, chorus and orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Internet Broadway Database
Oh, Kay! -  Scores at Sheet Music Plus
Extra Information Originally composed for voices and piano, then orchestrated by others

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