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 Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: London Sinfonietta Soloists: Peter Donohoe Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 7243 5576912

Most shared Gershwin features

rhapsody in blue piccolo trumpet

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

Clarinet glissando in harmony

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

Opening glissando in Rhapsody in Blue

How do you actually play the incredible opening solo in ‘Rhapsody in Blue’?

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