George Gershwin

More info on George Gershwin

Country of Birth:

Usa

Year of Birth:

1898

Year of Death:

1937

About the composer George Gershwin

George Gershwin (September 26, 1898 - July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera, Porgy and Bess (1935).
He wrote most of his vocal and theatrical works, including more than a dozen Broadway shows, in collaboration with his elder brother, lyricist Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin composed music for both Broadway and the classical concert hall, as well as popular songs that brought his work to an even wider public. His compositions have been used in numerous films and on television, and many became jazz standards recorded in numerous variations. Countless singers and musicians have recorded Gershwin songs.
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Operas by George Gershwin


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Popular videos from George Gershwin

Bess You Is My Woman Now 7652
Bess you is my woman now
(Porgy and Bess)
Cynthia Haymon
Willard White
Audra McDonald My Man s Gone Now 10413
My man's gone now
(Porgy and Bess)
Audra McDonald

Porgy and Bess 2012 Broadway Revival Audra McDonald Norm Lewis 5220
I loves you Porgy
(Porgy and Bess)
Audra McDonald
Gershwin Porgy and Bess A woman is a sometime thing Bruce Hubbard 34711
A woman is a sometime thing
(Porgy and Bess)
Bruce Hubbard

GGershwin Porgy and Bess Act 1 Oh the Train is at the Station 127334
Oh! the train is at the station
(Porgy and Bess)
Angela Brown
Anne Brown My Man s Gone Now 1940 10423
Gone gone gone
(Porgy and Bess)
Anne Brown
Ruby Elzy

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess Otto Preminger s film 1959 selections 33 147417
A red headed woman
(Porgy and Bess)
Robert McFerrin

Scenes by George Gershwin

Arias by George Gershwin
Duets by George Gershwin

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Overture Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: English

Roles:
2Bess you is my woman now Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2

Type: duetVoice: B-Br SLanguage: English

Roles: Porgy/Bess
3Oh! the train is at the station Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Bess
4My man's gone now Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Serena
5Oh! I'am going out Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2.01

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Jake
6Bess oh where is my Bess? Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Porgy
7There's a boat dat's leavin' for NewYork Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Sporting Life
8A woman is a sometime thing Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Jake
9We're leavin' for the Promise Land Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Bess
10It take a log pull to get there Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Jake
11I got plenty o'nutting Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Porgy
12What you want wid Bess Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2.02

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Bess
13Oh! Lord I'm on my way Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Porgy
14Summertime and living is easy Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Clara
15Listen to your daddy warn you Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Jake
16Buzzard keep on flyin' over Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Porgy
17It ain't necessarily so Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Sporting Life
18A red headed woman Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2.04

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: Crown
19I loves you Porgy Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Bess
20Gone gone gone Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct:

Type: Voice: Language: English

Roles:
21Overflow Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 1 or 2

Type: Voice: Language: English

Roles:
22Oh! I can't sit down Popularity:

Opera: Porgy and BessComposer: GershwinAct: 2 or 3

Type: Voice: Language: English

Roles:
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