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CDs with: Gershwin, Ira

A star is born [music: Harold Arlen ; lyrics: Ira Gershwin]
Overture -- Gotta have me go with you -- The man that got away -- Born in a trunk medley (Swanee ; I'll get by ; You took advantage of me ; Black bottom ; The peanut vendor ; My melancholy baby ; Swanee (reprise)) -- Here's what I'm here for -- It's a new world -- Someone at last --Lose that long face.
CD 634
An American in Paris original MGM soundtrack / music composed by George Gershwin.
Overture -- Embraceable you -- By Strauss! -- I got rhythm -- Tra-la-la -- Love is here to stay -- I'll build a stairway to paradise -- Concerto in F. Third movement -- Tra-la-la ; Love is here to stay -- 'S wonderful -- Something to tell you -- An American in Paris -- Finale.
CD 600
Crazy for you the new Gershwin musical comedy.
CD 2913
Delishious lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
Piano solo: Rialto ripples / Walter Donaldson, George Gershwin ; The real American folk song (is a rag) / George Gershwin (5:05) -- Do-do-do / Gershwin (2:15) -- Gotta have me go with you / Harold Arlen (1:48) -- Nice work if you can get it (2:25) ; Fidgety feet (1:25) / Gershwin -- I can't get started / Vernon Duke (3:14) -- Rice and shoes / Vincent Youmans (4:04) -- For the life of me / Arthur Schwartz (3:08) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (2:12) ; Just to know you are mine (3:29) ; Blah, blah, blah (1:25) ; Blah, blah, blah (Russian version) (1:09) ; They can't take that away from me (3:57) / Gershwin -- Arthur Francis medley (You started something / Vincent Youmans ; Just like you / Paul Lannin ; When all your castles come tumbling down / Milton Schwarzwald ; Fascination / Louis Silvers ; Hot Hindoo / Lewis Gensler) (8:58) -- Cheerful little earful / Harry Warren (1:55) -- The saga of Jenny / Kurt Weill (4:27) -- Long ago and far away / Jerome Kern (3:12) -- Younger generation / Aaron Copland (2:10) -- You're a builder upper / Harold Arlen (2:27) -- Who cares? (2:55) ; Just another rhumba (3:02) ; Love is here to stay (2:03) ; Delishious (3:36) / Gershwin.
CD 1948
George & Ira Gershwin's Lady, be good!
Overture (5:53) -- Hang on to me (5:12) -- A wonderful party (3:02) -- End of a string (3:53) --We're here because (2:12) -- Fascinating rhythm (7:31) -- So am I (3:12) -- Oh, lady be good! (3:44) --Finale Act I (4:22) -- Linger in the lobby (2:15) --The half of it, dearie, blues (5:37) -- Juanita (1:59) -- I'd rather Charleston (5:54) -- Reprises (2:38) --Little jazz bird (3:29) -- Carnival time (1:29) --Swiss miss (3:08) -- Finale ultimo (3:49)
CD 2754
George & Ira Gershwin's Strike up the band : (1927) ; Appendix: Strike up the band : (1930)
1927 [version]: Overture (5:58) -- Fletcher's American cheese choral society (5:25) -- 17 and 21 (4:11) -- Typical self-made American (3:22) -- Meadow serenade (3:37) -- Unofficial spokesman (7:05) -- Patriotic rally (2:27) -- The man I love (6:06) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (3:18) -- 17 and 21 (reprise) (1:28) -- Finaletto act I (7:26) -- Strike up the band (3:57) -- Oh this is such a lovely war (4:11) -- Hoping that someday you'd care (2:55) -- Come-look-at-the-war choral society (0:58) -- Military dancing drill (2:20) -- How about a man? (2:24) -- Finaletto act II (4:49) -- Homeward bound ; The girl I love (reprise) (5:41) -- The war that ended war (5:56) -- Finale ultimo (1:38). Appendix: 1930 [version]: Interlude: Strike up the band (1:51) -- I mean to say (3:50) -- Soon (2:41) -- If I became the president (3:14) -- Hangin' around with you (4:32) -- Mademoiselle in New Rochelle (5:16) -- I've got a crush on you (3:49).
CD 659
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy
Overture (5:14) -- Bidin' my time, no. 1 (1:22) -- The lonesome cowboy (2:25) -- Could you use me? (4:28) -- Bidin' my time, no. 2 (2:54) -- Bronco busters (3:26) -- Barbary Coast (4:13) -- Embraceable you (3:53) -- Embraceable you (encore) (1:58) -- Goldfarb! that's I'm (:51) -- Bidin' my time, no. 3 (3:04) -- Sam and Delilah (5:44) -- I got rhythm (3:13) -- Entr'acte (4:35) -- Land of the gay caballero (4:14) -- But not for me (2:58) -- But not for me (comic reprise) (2:03) -- Treat me rough (1:58) -- Boy! what love has done to me (5:20) -- Cactus time in Arizona (3:14) -- Finale ultimo (1:09).
CD 1750
George Gershwin [Ira Gershwin, principal lyricist].
Swanee (Al Jolson) -- I'll build a stairway to paradise (Paul Whiteman and his orchestra) -- Do, do, do (Gertrude Lawrence and Harold French) -- The man I love (Lee Wiley) -- Embraceable you (Nat "King" Cole) -- But not for me (Judy Garland) -- Changing my tune (Mel Tormé and the Mel-Tones) -- Bidin' my time (Mary Martin) -- How long has this been going on? (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Fascinating rhythm ; They can't take that away from me (Fred Astaire) -- A foggy day (in London town) (Chris Connor) -- My cousin in Milwaukee (Nancy Walker) -- Soon (Kaye Ballard) -- 'S wonderful ; My man's gone now (Sarah Vaughan) -- Nice work if you can't get it (Mel Tormé) -- Isn't it a pity? (Mabel Mercer) -- It ain't necessarily so (Cab Calloway) -- Hang on to me (Travis Hudson and Ronny Whyte) -- Love walked in (Bobby Short) -- Someone to watch over me (Lena Horne) -- Our love is here to stay (Michael Feinstein) -- Somebody loves me (Maureen McGovern).
CD 1854
Girl crazy
Overture (5:14) -- Bidin' my time, no. 1 (1:22) -- The lonesome cowboy (2:25) -- Could you use me? (4:28) -- Bidin' my time, no. 2 (2:54) -- Bronco busters (3:26) -- Barbary Coast (4:13) -- Embraceable you (3:53) -- Embraceable you (encore) (1:58) -- Goldfarb! that's I'm (:51) -- Bidin' my time, no. 3 (3:04) -- Sam and Delilah (5:44) -- I got rhythm (3:13) -- Entr'acte (4:35) -- Land of the gay caballero (4:14) -- But not for me (2:58) -- But not for me (comic reprise) (2:03) -- Treat me rough (1:58) -- Boy! what love has done to me (5:20) -- Cactus time in Arizona (3:14) -- Finale ultimo (1:09).
CD 1750
Jamaica [music by Harold Arlen ; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg]. Porgy and Bess.
Jamaica. Savannah ; Savannah's wedding ; Pretty to walk with ; Push the button ; Incompatibility ; Little biscuit ; Cocoanut sweet ; Pity the sunset ; Take it slow, Joe ; Yankee dollar ; Monkey in the mango tree ; Ain't it the truth ; What good does it do ; Leave the atom alone ; Napoleon ; For every fish ; I don't think I'll end it all today ; Savannah : finale (51:49) -- Porgy and Bess. A woman is a sometime thing ; Summertime ; Oh, I got plenty of nothin ; I wants to stay here ; Bess, you is my woman ; It ain't necessarily so ; Street calls. Strawberry woman ; The honey man ; Crab man ; My man's gone now ; Bess, oh where is my Bess ; There's a boat that's leavin soon for New York (36:52).
CD 2986
Lady, be good!
Overture (5:53) -- Hang on to me (5:12) -- A wonderful party (3:02) -- End of a string (3:53) --We're here because (2:12) -- Fascinating rhythm (7:31) -- So am I (3:12) -- Oh, lady be good! (3:44) --Finale Act I (4:22) -- Linger in the lobby (2:15) --The half of it, dearie, blues (5:37) -- Juanita (1:59) -- I'd rather Charleston (5:54) -- Reprises (2:38) --Little jazz bird (3:29) -- Carnival time (1:29) --Swiss miss (3:08) -- Finale ultimo (3:49)
CD 2754
My one and only original cast recording / [music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer].
Overture/I can't be bothered now/Blah, blah, blah (8:50) -- Boy wanted/Soon (4:42) -- Sweet 'n' low down (2:35) -- He loves and she loves (5:00) -- 'S wonderful (5:48) -- Strike up the band (2:28) -- Entr'acte/In the swim (2:50) -- Nice work if you can get it (3:33) -- My one and only (3:37) -- Little jazz bird (3:43) -- Funny face (2:16) -- Kickin' the clouds away (4:28) -- How long has this been going on? (4:18).
CD 630
Of thee I sing
Program notes and synopses, in English with French and German translations, and words (39, 43 p.) in container.
CD 1823
Of thee I sing ; Let 'em eat cake music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Program notes and synopses, in English with French and German translations, and words (39, 43 p.) in container.
CD 1823
Of thee I sing 1952 revival cast recording / [music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin].
Prelude ; Wintergreen for president -- Who is the lucky girl to be? -- The dimple on my knee -- Because, because -- Finaletto: Never was there a girl so fair ; Some girls can bake a pie -- Love is sweeping the country -- Of thee I sing -- Finaletto: Supreme Court judges ; Here's a kiss for Cinderella ; I was the most beautiful blossom ; (Reprise) Some girls can bake a pie ; (Reprise) Of thee I sing -- Hello, good morning -- Mine -- Who cares? -- Finaletto: Garçon s'il vous plait ; The illegitimate daughter ; (Reprise) Who cares? ; (Reprise) Because, because -- The Senate roll call ; Impeachment -- Finaletto: Jilted ; I'm about to be a mother -- Trumpeter blow your horn -- Finale.
CD 1647
Porgy & Bess George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin ; founded on the play Porgy by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward].
CD 1824
Porgy & Bess original Broadway cast / all songs written by George Gershwin, DuBoss [i.e. DuBose] Heyward, Ira Gershwin except "The requiem" written by George Gershwin.
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Porgy and Bess
CD 1824
Porgy and Bess [music by] George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward] ; [lyrics by] Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward].
CD 2752
Porgy and Bess. Selections
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
S'wonderful! : the songs of George & Ira Gershwin
Swanee -- I got plenty of nuttin' -- Love walked in -- Embraceable you -- Liza -- How long has this been going on? -- Nice work if you can get it -- Funny face -- Oh, lady be good -- Somebody loves me -- Someone to watch over me -- I've got a crush on you -- S'wonderful -- I'll build a stairway to paradise -- I got rhythm -- The man I love -- They all laughed -- Summertime -- I was doing all right -- Fascinating rhythm -- They can't take that away from me.
CD 876
Songs of George & Ira Gershwin
Swanee -- I got plenty of nuttin' -- Love walked in -- Embraceable you -- Liza -- How long has this been going on? -- Nice work if you can get it -- Funny face -- Oh, lady be good -- Somebody loves me -- Someone to watch over me -- I've got a crush on you -- S'wonderful -- I'll build a stairway to paradise -- I got rhythm -- The man I love -- They all laughed -- Summertime -- I was doing all right -- Fascinating rhythm -- They can't take that away from me.
CD 876
Songs Selections
Overture/I can't be bothered now/Blah, blah, blah (8:50) -- Boy wanted/Soon (4:42) -- Sweet 'n' low down (2:35) -- He loves and she loves (5:00) -- 'S wonderful (5:48) -- Strike up the band (2:28) -- Entr'acte/In the swim (2:50) -- Nice work if you can get it (3:33) -- My one and only (3:37) -- Little jazz bird (3:43) -- Funny face (2:16) -- Kickin' the clouds away (4:28) -- How long has this been going on? (4:18).
CD 630
Star is born. Selections
Overture -- Gotta have me go with you -- The man that got away -- Born in a trunk medley (Swanee ; I'll get by ; You took advantage of me ; Black bottom ; The peanut vendor ; My melancholy baby ; Swanee (reprise)) -- Here's what I'm here for -- It's a new world -- Someone at last --Lose that long face.
CD 634
Strike up the band
1927 [version]: Overture (5:58) -- Fletcher's American cheese choral society (5:25) -- 17 and 21 (4:11) -- Typical self-made American (3:22) -- Meadow serenade (3:37) -- Unofficial spokesman (7:05) -- Patriotic rally (2:27) -- The man I love (6:06) -- Yankee doodle rhythm (3:18) -- 17 and 21 (reprise) (1:28) -- Finaletto act I (7:26) -- Strike up the band (3:57) -- Oh this is such a lovely war (4:11) -- Hoping that someday you'd care (2:55) -- Come-look-at-the-war choral society (0:58) -- Military dancing drill (2:20) -- How about a man? (2:24) -- Finaletto act II (4:49) -- Homeward bound ; The girl I love (reprise) (5:41) -- The war that ended war (5:56) -- Finale ultimo (1:38). Appendix: 1930 [version]: Interlude: Strike up the band (1:51) -- I mean to say (3:50) -- Soon (2:41) -- If I became the president (3:14) -- Hangin' around with you (4:32) -- Mademoiselle in New Rochelle (5:16) -- I've got a crush on you (3:49).
CD 659
Title on container spine: Porgy and Bess
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Title on container: Decca presents selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess
Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
CD 2753
Title on container: George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
CD 2752