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Track(s) taken from CDH55006

Promenade 'Walking the dog'

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

Angela Brownridge (piano)
Recording details: November 1989
Unknown, Unknown
Produced by Arthur Johnson
Engineered by Antony Howell
Release date: September 1990
Total duration: 2 minutes 28 seconds

Cover artwork: View of Wall Street by Colin Campbell Cooper (1856-1937)

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Leslie Howard (piano)


'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)
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

George Gershwin avait tendance à écrire ses œuvres orchestrales pour piano et à les orchestrer ensuite. Cette Promenade, initialement destinée à la séquence de la «promenade du chien» dans le film de Fred Astaire et Ginger Rogers, Shall we Dance? (1936), est l’ultime composition instrumentale de Gershwin.

extrait des notes rédigées par Leslie Howard © 2004
Français: Hypérion

George Gershwin hatte die Angewohnheit, seine Orchesterwerke für Klavier zu schreiben und sie erst später zu orchestrieren. Die vorliegende Promenade war ursprünglich für eine Szene (den Spaziergang mit Hund) in dem Spielfilm Shall we Dance? (Deutscher Verleihtitel: Tanz mit mir) von 1936 mit Fred Astaire und Ginger Rogers vorgesehen und ist Gershwins letztes Instrumentalwerk.

aus dem Begleittext von Leslie Howard © 2004
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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