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 (transcription for solo piano by William Daly) (track 2)
An American in Paris (for two pianos) (track 2)
An American in Paris (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Dokshitser for trumpet and orchestra) (track 1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Carlos Barbosa-Lima) (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)
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)