George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Top Gershwin pieces

'Summertime' artwork

'Summertime' George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Soloists: Craig Ogden; Tippett Quartet Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMD 20

An American in Paris artwork

An American in Paris George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Conductor: James Levine Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4316252

George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Ensemble: Aalborg Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Wayne Marshall Record label: Virgin Catalogue ID: VM 5614782

George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: London Sinfonietta Soloists: Peter Donohoe Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 7243 5576912

George Gershwin (1898-1937 : U.S.A) Conductor: Neeme Jarvi Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Record label: Chandos Catalogue ID: CHAN 9227

Most shared Gershwin features

Clarinet glissando in harmony

The clarinet glissando from Rhapsody in Blue sounds INCREDIBLE in four-part harmony

gershwin rhapsody in blue melodica

'Rhapsody in Blue' played by four melodicas is your daily dose of weird

Big band acapella Gershwin

Watch this awesome 9-part big band rendition of Gershwin’s Summertime

Gershwin I Got Rhythm

This rare video of Gershwin playing piano is pure musical magic

George Gershwin I Got Rhythm

Watch Gershwin play one of his most famous pieces

rhapsody in blue piccolo trumpet

You need to hear the ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ gliss played on piccolo trumpet