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The Brothers Gershwin

based on various themes by George Gershwin; first performance in 1998

The Canadian conductor, composer and arranger Howard Cable has been a leading figure in musical life across the Atlantic for over 50 years, his work ranging from arrangements of Broadway musicals, and film scores for stars like Danny Kaye, to regular guest conducting with all the Canadian Symphony Orchestras. This tribute to George Gershwin and his lyricist brother Ira takes the form of a medley of some of their most popular numbers: ‘I got rhythm’, ‘Love walked in’, ‘Oh! Lady be good’, ‘Fascinating rhythm’, ‘Embraceable you’, ‘S’Wonderful’, ‘The man I love’ and ‘Of thee I sing’—with a hint of Rhapsody in Blue thrown in for good measure. It was originally conceived for organ and orchestra, and first performed by Simon Preston with the Calgary Philharmonic at a Pops Concert in Canada in 1998.

from notes by David Gammie © 2006


Royal Albert Hall Organ Restored
Studio Master: SIGCD084Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 9 on SIGCD084 [10'30] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD084 track 9

Recording date
25 March 2006
Recording venue
Royal Albert Hall, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Andrew Mellor
Hyperion usage
  1. Royal Albert Hall Organ Restored (SIGCD084)
    Disc 1 Track 9
    Release date: July 2006
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