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George Gershwin

George Gershwin (arr. Warren Barker)


General Info

Year: 1997
Duration: c. 6:40
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Alfred Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $80.00   |   Score Only - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Drum Set
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Xylophone


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

To celebrate the centennial of the great American composing team George and Ira Gershwin, here is a resplendent Warren Barker treatment of some of the Gershwin's fabulous hits, including Fascinating Rhythm, Embraceable You, Somebody Loves Me, Someone To Watch Over Me and I Got Rhythm.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Audio Links


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) Symphonic Band (Kirk Saville, conductor) – 14 February 2019
  • Peninsula Symphonic Band (Palo Alto, Calif.) (G. Mancho Gonzalez, conductor) – 18 November 2018
  • Atascadero (Calif.) Community Band (Randy Schwalbe, conductor) – 11 July 2017
  • Gold Coast Wind Ensemble (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) (Clint Hawley, conductor) – 28 January 2016
  • California State University, Fresno, Wind Orchestra (Cactus Samuel Harris, conductor) - 22 April 2015
  • Symphonic Wind Orchestra (Sydney, Aus.) (Russell Hammond, conductor) - 2011


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

  • Gershwin, G.; Barker, W. (1997). Gershwin! [score]. Warner Bros.: Miami.