Kirill Gerstein The Gershwin Moment – Rhapsody in Blue & Concerto in F

The Gershwin Moment – Rhapsody in Blue & Concerto in F

Kirill Gerstein

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Includes: 1 Digital booklet

Released on February 16, 2018 by Myrios Classics

Main artist: Kirill Gerstein

Genre: Classical

Distinctions: Gramophone Editor's Choice (March 2018)

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Album : 1 disk - 9 tracks Total length : 01:13:38

    Rhapsody In Blue (George Gershwin)
  1. 1 Rhapsody in Blue (Jazz Band Version (1924))

    George Gershwin, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble - Ferde Grofé, Orchestration Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  2. Virtuoso Etudes after Gershwin (Earl Wild)
  3. 2 Somebody Loves Me

    Earl Wild, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  4. 3 I Got Rhythm

    Earl Wild, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble - Storm Large, Voice Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  5. 4 Blame It On My Youth

    Oscar Levant, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble - Gary Burton, Vibraphone Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  6. 5 Summertime

    George Gershwin, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble - Storm Large, Voice Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  7. Piano Concerto in F (George Gershwin)
  8. 6 I Allegro

    George Gershwin, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  9. 7 II Adagio

    George Gershwin, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  10. 8 III Allegro agitato

    George Gershwin, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

  11. Virtuoso Etudes after Gershwin (Earl Wild)
  12. 9 Embraceable You

    Earl Wild, Composer - Kirill Gerstein, Piano - David Robertson, Conductor - St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Copyright : Myrios Classics 2018 Myrios Classics 2018

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After several albums respectively dedicated to Liszt's Transcendental Études or Mussogorsky and Schumann, or to Concertos by Tchaikovsky (the First) and Prokofiev (the Second) for the Myrios Classics label, Russian-American pianist Kirill Gerstein is diving into the colourful and rhythmical world of Gershwin. Happily, he has chosen the Jazz Band (1924) version of Rhapsody in Blue, which he has transformed into an almost-cubist work, in perfect symbiosis with the equally-keen work of David Robertson: the piano-playing is really angular, sometimes chilling; the brass recalls the most modernist work of Bartók or Prokofiev or the new American music, at the start of the 1920s. The same goes for 1925's Concerto in F, the extraordinary Earl Wild's cool playing under the direction of Arthur Fiedler (RCA, 1959) dissipates with Gerstein and Robertson, to make way for more percussive sounds. Kirill Gerstein also offers - this album being made up of recordings made in concert - various arrangements (or paraphrases) of some of the more famous American songs, including a particularly juicy I Got Rhythm from Earl Wild. A particularly stimulating album for the winter months. © 2018 Théodore Grantet/Qobuz

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