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The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition
Jessica Getman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition (Web Resources)
Title: The George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition
Author: Jessica German
Abstract: The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has entered into a long-term partnership with the Gershwin family to undertake a two-part initiative that will bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide. The Gershwin Initiative includes 1) a new scholarly edition of George and Ira’s creative work, plus 2) educational opportunities for U-M students to perform and learn about the Gershwins’ art.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://

Gershwin / Anima Eterna Brugge (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Gershwin / Anima Eterna Brugge
Director: Jos van Immerseel
Producer: Alpha Classics
Producer: Outhere Music France
Producer: Anima Eterna Brugge
Abstract: George Gershwin composed his Rhapsody in Blue in 1924. In the same year, he launched his collaboration with his brother Ira, which produced countless songs. He never achieved his ambition of studying with Maurice Ravel, but was always enthralled by the symphonic poem and the concerto. His masterpieces, such as An American in Paris and the opera Porgy and Bess, greatly enriched the American musical heritage. Jos van Immerseel has always been fascinated by Gershwin, but it was the appearance of a new edition of the scores that prompted the pianist and conductor to record this extensive homage. Thanks to the very latest research undertaken by the University of Michigan, the Library of Congress and the Gershwin Estate, he and his companions in Anima Eterna have got closer than ever before to the composer’s intentions, making use of the appropriate instruments. This CD includes the international premiere recording of the Gershwin Critical Edition's Rhapsody in Blue (1924 Jazz) and An American in Paris.
Date: 10/13/2017
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Anima Eterna's webpage for the CD.
Format: CD

GERSHWIN An American in Paris (Web Resources)
Title: GERSHWIN An American in Paris
Author: Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin
Abstract: Leonard Slatkin leads a newly published, completely restored version of An American in Paris during DSO French Festival.
Year: 2018
Primary URL:

Porgy and Bess: A Symposium (Web Resources)
Title: Porgy and Bess: A Symposium
Author: The Gershwin Initiative
Abstract: In February 2018, the Gershwin Initiative hosted an academic symposium on issues of race and representation in Gershwin's opera, Porgy and Bess. This playlist includes panels and presentations from the event.
Year: 2018
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Gershwin Initiative - YouTube Playlist for Porgy and Bess: A Symposium