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Seductive Rhythms

Reconstructed Gershwin
piano music -
heard by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... Alicia Zizzo ... can tackle whatever bravura demands Gershwin may make on her ...'

George Gershwin - The Original Manuscripts. Alicia Zizzo. © 2008 MSR Classics

Gershin's solo piano music seems initially a small part of his output. Apart from Porgy and Bess, he concentrated on the musical theatre, contributing to a large number of successful shows, from which derived his vast corpus of solo songs. But Alicia Zizzo has made it a main achievement of her career to unearth and reconstruct from imperfect publications, drafts, and sketches by the composer a body of music that can satisfactorily represent Gershwin the pianist...

Copyright © 4 July 2011 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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CD INFORMATION: GEORGE GERSHWIN - THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS

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