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View of Wall Street by Colin Campbell Cooper (1856-1937)
Track(s) taken from CDH55006
Recording details: November 1989
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1990
Total duration: 2 minutes 28 seconds

'Marvellous little gems thrown off with a tremendous amount of aplomb and elan. A must for all Gershwin fans' (Gramophone)

'A brilliantly accomplished pianist, assured, passionate, hugely versatile. Gershwin is in her blood. An enchanting disc for all who love Gershwin's music' (BBC Music Magazine)

'This musical journey to Broadway is well worth taking and should be a must for all \Gershwiin fans' (Bolton Evening News)

Promenade
composer
1936; used to accompany the 'walking the dog' sequence in Fred Astaire's 'Shall we dance?'

Promenade  [2'28]

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Leslie Howard (piano)
Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
George Gershwin was given to writing his orchestral pieces for piano and orchestrating them later. This Promenade was originally intended for the ‘walking the dog’ sequence in the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film, Shall we Dance? in 1936, and is Gershwin’s last instrumental composition.

from notes by Leslie Howard © 2004


Other albums featuring this work
'Rare Piano Encores' (CDH55109)
Rare Piano Encores
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55109  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  

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