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But Not for Me

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George Gershwin

George Gershwin (arr. Warren Barker)

Subtitle: Vocal Solo (Optional Bb Clarinet Solo) with Concert Band Accompaniment

General Info

Year: 1930 / 1995 / 2006
Duration: c. 2:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Pop song
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Full Score
Solo B-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Vibraphone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

But Not for Me is a popular song originally written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin for the musical Girl Crazy (1930). Ella Fitzgerald's 1959 version of But Not for Me won the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Female Vocal Performance.

- Program Note adapted from Wikipedia


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