Essays Tagged: "George Gershwin"

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, the play that became "a black musical"

play, 'Porgy' (1927) it was clear that the origins of the project returned back to an earlier date.George Gershwin had been interested in the rhythms of black music throughout the prewar years, and h ... arch for performers. Frank Williams was cast as Porgy and Evelyn Ellis as Bess. Maria was played by Georgette Harvey and Serena by Rose Mcclandon. Time magazine referred to this troupe as 'seized from ...

(8 pages) 112 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

George Gershwin's history.

George GershwinChildhood & Family (1898-1916)George's parents, Morris and Rosa, were immigrants ... 6)George's parents, Morris and Rosa, were immigrants who came to America from St Petersburg in 1891.George Gershwin was born Jacob Gershwine on September 26, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York. The son of imm ... was born Jacob Gershwine on September 26, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York. The son of immigrant parents, George became one of America's first premier composers.George had two brothers, Arthur and Ira, and ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

American Music Theatre from Kern to Sondheim

a Kick Out Of You'. Another composer writing in the 30s who was very clearly influenced by jazz was George Gershwin. His musicals, such as 'Strike Up The Band,' 'Of Thee I Sing' and 'Let 'Em Eat Cake' ...

(8 pages) 118 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

American Music Theatre History Presentation Topics

Extravaganza, Revue - Mr. Franco2. Operettas - Ms. Vernon3. 1930's and 40's Musicals : Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, IrvingBerlin, Rogers and Hart, and Cole Porter - Ally Denton4. Rodgers and ... e musical play made further forward strides with Of Thee I Sing!, the brilliant political satire by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and Ira and George Gershwin; with two more musicals by Jerome Kern ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Concert Report- Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey

Bernstein, Johann Sebastian Bach, Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, P. Necherporenko, Niccolo Paganini and George Gershwin. The program included different kinds of tastes from classic music. Shardad Rohani c ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Analysis of a Concert: Classical vs. Popular

t of drinks, pricey cuisine and Pittsburgh Symphony. Unquestionably, a number of people are fans of George Gershwin and were there to experience his works. In a social aspect, people who are “see ... " Seattle Times 5 Jan.2007, 4th ed., sec. H: 4. Lexis Nexis Academic. 27 Jan. 2007.Ivry, Benjamin. "George Gershwin's Rhapsody of Life." The New York Sun 13Dec. 2006: 16. Lexis Nexis Academic. 1 Feb. 2007.

(6 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Viderunt omnes by magister leo

Magister Leoninus Viderunt Omnes When George Gershwin wrote "I Got Rhythm," he knew that, for generations to come, listeners and performer ...

(4 pages) 972 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Gershwin

music ?Rhapsody in Blue?, which affected music in 1920?s and still impacting the music world today. George Gershwins, ?Rhapsody in Blues?, first performance was on February 12, 1924, and became an ove ... y important versions of ?Rhapsody in Blue,? and describe Gershwin?s life leading to his achievement.George Gershwin was born Jacob Gershowitz on September 26, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York. The son of im ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Flappers essay

://www.trailend.org/dow-jazzage.htm) Some famous Jazz musicians were Duke Ellington, Al Jolson, and George Gershwin. (http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1920s.html)No decade in recent history has seen as ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History