Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin 16:37
2 An American in Paris George Gershwin 18:04
3 Lullaby for Strings George Gershwin 9:17

Credits

CD 1

string quartet:
Philarte Quartet (Members of The Philadelphia Orchestra) (members of The Philadelphia Orchestra) (track 3)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (1919) (track 3)
George Gershwin (composer) (1924) (track 1)
George Gershwin (composer) (1928) (track 2)
conductor:
Nigel Simpson (conductor / harpsichordist) (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
Royal Promenade Orchestra (tracks 1–2)
orchestrator:
Ferde Grofé (pianist, arranger, conductor and composer) (1942) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
Ferde Grofé Music Publishing (New York) (track 1)
Warner Bros. Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
premiered at:
arrangements:
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
An American in Paris (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 2)
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 2)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (catch-all for unknown versions and arrangements) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (Progressive metal arrangement by Liquid Tension Experiment) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (track 1)
has revision:
An American in Paris (revised by F. Campbell-Watson) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Blue (track 1)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 1)
orchestrations:
Lullaby (for string orchestra) (track 3)
part of:
An American in Paris (2015 Broadway musical) (track 2)
recording of:
Lullaby (for string quartet) (track 3)
Rhapsody in Blue (standard 1942 orchestration) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on America (tracks 1–2)
Quodlibet for Small Orchestra: Allegro (3rd movement) (order: 8) (track 2)
revision of:
Rhapsody in Blue (original 1924 jazz band version, less often performed) (track 1)