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

'Gershwin: Fascinating Rhythm – The complete music for solo piano' (CDH55006)
Gershwin: Fascinating Rhythm – The complete music for solo piano
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55006  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Rare Piano Encores' (CDH55109)
Rare Piano Encores
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55109  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Track 3 on CDH55109 [2'52] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Track 28 on CDH55006 [2'28] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

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

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