Tag Archives: George Gershwin

2013 Grammy Nominations

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences kicked off the nomination announcements for its 55th annual Grammy Awards yesterday during a concert at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville hosted by Taylor Swift and LL Cool J. The roster of works … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Devil: Album Reviews

The second Gershwin CD that PS Classics released last week is the world premiere recording of the 1924 musical Sweet Little Devil. The creative team includes Frank Mandel and Laurence Schwab (book), Buddy DeSylva (lyrics), George Gershwin (music), Robert Russell … Continue reading

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Porgy and Bess: Album Reviews

Last week, PS Classics released a pair of Gershwin recordings, each of which have received positive reviews. The first was a two-disc set of the 2012 Broadway revival cast recording of Porgy and Bess. The creative team includes Dorothy and … Continue reading

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Rhapsody in Blue: Video Reviews

The 1945 biopic of George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue, was released on DVD this month and received generally favorable reviews. The creative team includes Howard Koch and Elliot Paul (screenplay), Irving Rapper (director), Fred M. MacLean (sets), Milo Anderson (costumes), … Continue reading

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Nice Work: Review Roundup

The reviews for Nice Work If You Can Get It, the Gershwin pastiche musical inspired by Oh, Kay!, have been mixed but more favorable than not. Below is a sampling. For the record, the creative team is Joe DiPietro (book), Ira … Continue reading

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