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George Gershwin

George Gershwin (arr. John Higgins)

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General Info

Year: 1985
Duration: c. 4:55
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Jenson Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
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
Trombone I-II
String Bass (optional)

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

For over fifty years the songs of musical legend George Gershwin have touched millions of people around the world, and John Higgins has created a stunning tribute to this genius. This carefully scored medley includes some of his most unforgettable music, including: Strike Up the Band; Fascinating Rhythm; Rhapsody in Blue; Swanee and more.

- Program Note from score

Commercial Discography

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  • Gershwin, G.; Higgins, J. (1985). A Gershwin Portrait! [score]. Warner Bros.: [United States].