Gershwins focus of new songbook from Alfred publishing

(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-08-10)

Gershwins focus of new songbook from Alfred publishing

The Essential Gershwin Sheet Music Collection from Alfred Music Publishing George and Ira Gershwin, ranging from Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and spanning the eras of ragtime, Classical, opera, jazz, and more. Gershwin fans will enjoy such timeless songs as Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm, Rhapsody in Blue, Summertime, and dozens of other selections from favorite Gershwin films and shows such as An American in Paris, Porgy and Bess, Shall We Dance, and Lady, Be Good!

Titles: Bess, You Is My Woman * But Not for Me * I Can't Get Started * I've Got a Crush on You * Let's Call the Whole Thing Off * Long Ago (and Far Away) * The Man I Love * The Man That Got Away * My Ship * Oh, Lady Be Good * Rhapsody in Blue * Someone to Watch Over Me * Strike Up the Band * Summertime * They All Laughed * They Can't Take That Away from Me * Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) * and many more.

The Essential Gershwin Sheet Music Collection is $19.99 and available from music retailers or ABOUT ALFRED MUSIC PUBLISHING
Alfred Music Publishing is the world’s largest educational music publisher. Alfred produces educational, reference, pop & performance materials for teachers, students, professionals & hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style & difficulty level. Alfred’s home office is located in Los Angeles with domestic offices in Miami & New York as well as offices around the world including Australia, Germany, Singapore & the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music Publishing has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach & play music. Alfred currently has over 90,000 active titles. Alfred represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like, Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations & Suzuki, to artists like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Green Day, Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow, Eagles, Cole Porter & George and Ira Gershwin, to brands like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Rolling Stone Magazine & Billboard. In addition to its own titles, Alfred distributes products from over 50 companies, including Belwin, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, Dover Publications, DW Drums, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Kalmus, National Guitar Workshop, Penguin, TASCAM, Ultimate Support & WEA.

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