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The man I love
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The man I love (1944) is a concert arrangement of Gershwin’s own piano transcription. Grainger held that this was one of the greatest songs of all time and should take its place in immortality alongside the finest love-songs by Dowland, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Fauré, Duparc, Hatton, Maude Valérie White, Cyril Scott, Roger Quilter, Debussy and John Alden Carpenter. He went further by commenting that the opening phrase of Gershwin’s melody is indebted to a fragment from the slow movement of Grieg’s Violin Sonata in C minor, considering this as ‘a sign of genius in a composer to base his procedures upon an older, original composer.’

from notes by Barry Peter Ould © 2002

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Details for APR5630 track 6
Artists
ISRC
GB-SAM-05-63006
Duration
2'49
Recording date
21 April 1976
Recording venue
Recital Hall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Recording producer
Robert Chesterman
Recording engineer
Gene Loverock
Hyperion usage
  1. The Transcendental Tradition (APR5630)
    Disc 1 Track 6
    Release date: November 2005
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