Archive for May 7th, 2007

George Gershwin – Gershwin Performs Gershwin: Rare Recordings (1931-35)

NICK DERISO: Dug up from some old dusty box in brother Ira’s attic, this scratchy, other-worldly epiphany issued by BMG is remarkable for its ethereal emotion, ageless grace and surprising reliance on (gasp!) commercialism to push art. The first 12 tracks are acetates from “Music by Gershwin,” 15-minute radio programs recorded in 1934 to help underwrite George Gershwin’s signature folkRead More

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