(The Music of George and Ira Gershwin)arr. Mac Huff - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
, "Music must reflect the thoughts and aspirations of the people and the time. My people are American. My time is today." This Gershwin quote sets the tone for a spectacular 25-minute feature medley that showcases the amazing artistic range of George and Ira Gershwin. Six flexible sections make it possible for you to perform it as a whole revue or as individual medleys. Includes: I. OPENING: Rhapsody In Blue; Strike Up The Band; An American In Paris; Clap Yo' Hands; I Got Rhythm. II. GERSHWIN AT THE OPERA: Summertime; It Ain't Necessarily So; I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'; My Man's Gone Now. III. A GERSHWIN SWING SET: They Can't Take That Away From Me; Nice Work If You Can Get It; 'S Wonderful; Let's Call The Whole Thing Off; They All Laughed. IV. FASCINATING RHYTHM: Fascinating Rhythm; I Got Rhythm. V. GERSHWIN IN LOVE: Love Is Here To Stay; But Not For Me; Somebody Loves Me; Lady Be Good; Someone To Watch Over Me; Embraceable You; The Man I Love; I've Got A Crush On You. VI. SING A GERSHWIN SHOW-STOPPER: Strike Up The Band; Love Is Sweeping The Country; Love Walked In; Of Thee I Sing; Swanee; Strike Up The Band (Reprise).