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5 thoughts on “ My Sweetie - George Gershwin - From Tin Pan Alley to Broadway (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. To this day, the song remains the greatest earner in the George Gershwin catalog, but more importantly, as Jablonski puts it, "Swanee", though "it was "[Gershwin's] most blatantTin Pan AlleySong," was also his ticket out of The Alley, because it raised his reputation enough to make him "ready for Broadway" (Jablonski, p. 41) -- and for that.
  2. Dec 01,  · “A provocative, consistently engaging counternarrative to the conventional wisdom that rock 'n' roll killed Tin Pan Alley.” — Kirkus Reviews "A great many books celebrate the pre-rock Great American Songbook. Ben Yagoda’s highly original and shrewdly argued The B-Side isn’t one of them.
  3. Classical works. Note: All orchestral/operatic pieces are orchestrated by Gershwin unless otherwise specified.. Lullaby (), a meditative piece for string kamammevobulxojetspeanodakhtappe.coinfoally, a class assignment from his music theory teacher.; Blue Monday (), a one-act opera featured in George White's Scandals of at the Globe Theatre, Paul Whiteman conducting, orchestrated by Will Vodery.
  4. Nov 24,  · The latter is what led to the accusations of her sounding like she was looking for change in her purse. Gershwin, the interpreter of black jazz through a Tin Pan Alley milieu, applied careful compositional study (sometimes too careful) but always was accessible to the popular market, and he needed humor and a little bounce to hit the rafters.
  5. George Gershwin played a prominent role in one of the most colorful eras of American popular music: the so-called age of Tin Pan Alley — roughly — when popular music became big business.

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