George Gershwin Discography

Album

  • 1959 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris
  • 1976 Porgy and Bess (Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus feat. conductor: Lorin Maazel)
  • 1976 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Broadway
  • 1981 Porgy and Bess in Concert / Girl Crazy Overture
  • 1981 Previn Conducts Gershwin
  • 1981 Rhapsody in Blue / Piano Concerto in F, versions for two pianos
  • 1983 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Copland: Appalachian Spring
  • 1983 Gershwin (English Chamber Orchestra)
  • 1983 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto (Philharmonia Orchestra feat. conductor Neville Marriner, piano: Misha Dichter)
  • 1983 Porgy and Bess (Houston Grand Opera Cast & Orchestra feat. conductor: John DeMain, bass-baritone: Donnie Ray Albert, soprano: Clamma Dale)
  • 1983 The Gershwin Album
  • 1984 Rhapsody in Blue / “I Got Rhythm” Variations / Catfish Row
  • 1985 Rhapsodies
  • 1985 Fascinatin' Rampal
  • 1985 Rhapsody In Blue, An American in Paris (London Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor Vernon Hanley, piano: Michael Reeves)
  • 1985 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Piano Concerto in F
  • 1987 Strike Up the Band: The Canadian Brass Plays George Gershwin
  • 1987 Francois-Joel Thiollier joue Gershwin
  • 1987 George Gershwin Plays Rhapsody in Blue
  • 1987 George Gershwin plays Rhapsody In Blue using the original Piano Rolls (Denver Symphony Pops, Newton Wayland)
  • 1987 Kiri Sings Gershwin
  • 1987 Rhapsody in blue, Concerto en fa / Rhapsodie sur un thème de Paganini
  • 1987 Rhapsody in Blue / The Gershwin Songbook / Who Cares? (The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra feat. Conductor Andrew Litton)
  • 1988 An American in Paris (The Philadelphia Orchestra)
  • 1988 Gershwin (Dallas Symphony Orchestra feat. Eduardo Mata, conductor)
  • 1988 Second Rhapsody: Music for Two Pianos by George Gershwin
  • 1989 Complete Piano Works
  • 1989 Piano Concerto / La Création du monde
  • 1989 Porgy and Bess (The Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic feat. conductor: Simon Rattle)
  • 1989 Ravel: Bolero / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Gershwin: An American in Paris / Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Barber: Adagio for Strings
  • 1989 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris (Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal)
  • 1989 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Porgy and Bess (Orchestral Suite)
  • 1989 Rhapsody in Blue / Appalachian Spring / Quiet City / Knoxville / Adagio
  • 1989 Virtuoso Piano Music (Piano: Mario-Ratko Delorko)
  • 1990 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Piano Concerto
  • 1990 Fascinating Rhythm: The Complete Music for Solo Piano
  • 1990 Rhapsody in Blue / Second Rhapsody for Orchestra with Piano / Preludes / Unpublished Piano Works
  • 1990 Arias and Barcarolles / School for Scandal / An American in Paris
  • 1990 Gershwin: 3 Preludes / 6 Songs / Corea: 20 Children's Songs
  • 1990 The Complete Gershwin: Works for Orchestra, Piano & Orchestra
  • 1991 Gershwin Bernstein
  • 1991 Rhapsody in Blue
  • 1991 Rhapsody in Blue / Piano Concerto / Song-Book
  • 1992 Gershwin Overtures (The New Princess Theater Orchestra feat. conductor John McGlinn)
  • 1992 The Best of George Gershwin, Volume 1
  • 1993 Gershwin, Copland, Schuller, Bloch
  • 1993 Ragtime Music of Scott Joplin & George Gershwin
  • 1993 Copland: Clarinet Concerto / Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet / Gershwin: Three Preludes
  • 1993 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Concerto in F (Boston Pops Orchestra feat. conductor: Arthur Fiedler) (RCA Victor Basic 100: Volume 30)
  • 1993 Gershwin Plays Gershwin: The Piano Rolls
  • 1993 Classical Treasures
  • 1993 Digital George: A Collection of Gershwin Classics (New Palais Royale Orchestra feat piano: Ivan Davis, conductor: Maurice Peress)
  • 1993 Early Recordings by the Composer
  • 1993 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / “Porgy and Bess” Suite (Catfish Row) / Cuban Overture
  • 1993 The Basic Gershwin: Critic's Choice
  • 1994 Rhapsody in Blue & Other Orchestral Works
  • 1994 Mad About Gershwin
  • 1994 An American in Paris / Suite: Catfish Row / Variations on "I Got Rhythm" / Girl Crazy / Strike Up the Band
  • 1995 Classical Masterpieces: George Gershwin
  • 1995 The Piano Rolls, Volume Two
  • 1995 Works for Piano and Orchestra (Aalborg Symphony feat. piano: Wayne Marshall)
  • 1996 America
  • 1996 Gershwin Concert
  • 1997 I Got Rhythm: Wayne Marshall Plays George Gershwin
  • 1997 Piano Concertos
  • 1997 Rediscovered II
  • 1998 American Rhapsody: A Tribute to George Gershwin
  • 1998 Giora Feidmann - Gershwin & The Klezmer
  • 1998 I Got Rhythm / Concerto in F major / Rhapsody No. 2 / Préludes / Cuban Overture
  • 1998 George & Ira Gershwin: Standards & Gems
  • 1998 Gershwin Fantasy
  • 1998 Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite & Gershwin: Catfish Row
  • 1998 Porgy and Bess (Bulgarian radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus)
  • 1998 Porgy & Bess: 1951 Studio Recording
  • 1998 The 100th Birthday Celebration
  • 1998 The Complete Orchestral Collection (Cincinnati Pops Orchestra feat. conductor: Erich Kunzel)
  • 1999 Gershwin Centennial Edition (Royal Scottish National Orchestra feat. conductor: José Serebrier, piano: Leopold Godowsky III)
  • 1999 Porgy and Bess (highlights) (RCA Victor Orchestra & Chorus feat. conductor: Skitch Henderson)
  • 2000 Panorama
  • 2000 Kickin’ the Clouds Away: Gershwin at the Piano
  • 2001 "I Got Rhythm": Musik für 2 Klaviere
  • 2001 Rhapsody in Blue / Piano Concerto in F / An American in Paris
  • 2002 Russo: Street Music / Three Pieces for Blues Band and Symphony Orchestra / Gershwin: An American in Paris
  • 2003 Rhapsody in Blue: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
  • 2004 Gershwin: An American in Paris / Grainger: Fantasy on George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess"
  • 2004 Tchaikovsky: 1812 / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Gershwin: An American in Paris
  • 2005 An American in Paris / Catfish Row (Suite from "Porgy and Bess") / Promenade / Rhapsody in Blue / Cuban Overture
  • 2005 Piano Concertos of the 1920s, Volume 2
  • 2006 Coleção Folha de música clássica, volume 24: Gershwin, Ravel, Debussy
  • 2006 Orchesterwerke (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig feat. conductor: Kurt Masur, piano: Siegfried Stökigt, clarinet: Kurt Hiltawsky)
  • 2006 Porgy and Bess (Nashville Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: John Mauceri)
  • 2007 Piano Concerto in F / Rhapsody in Blue / Cuban Overture
  • 2007 Piano Concerto in F / Rhapsody in Blue / Cuban Overture (Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra feat. piano: Jon Nakamatsu, conductor: Jeff Tyzik)
  • 2008 BBC Music, Volume 16, Number 13: Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F / Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
  • 2008 Rhapsody in Blue, Concerto en Fa, Porgy and Bess (Aalborg Symphony feat. piano: Wayne Marshall)
  • 2009 New York Connections
  • 2009 Porgy and Bess
  • 2010 Rhapsody in Blue (Gewandhausorchester Leipzig feat. conductor: Riccardo Chailly, piano: Stefano Bollani)
  • 2010 Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano
  • 2010 Rhapsody in Blue / Piano Concerto in F / Second Rhapsody / "I Got Rhythm" Variations
  • 2011 George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story
  • 2012 Concerto in F / Rhapsody no. 2 / I Got Rhythm Variations
  • 2012 Brain Rubbish
  • 2012 Rhapsody in Blue / I Got Rhythm / Piano Concerto in F / Second Rhapsody
  • 2012 Copland: Quiet City, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson / Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Capricorn Concerto / Gershwin: Summertime
  • 2012 Gershwin & Me
  • 2014 Coleção Folha Mestres da música clássica, volume 18: George Gershwin
  • 2014 New World Quartets
  • 2015 Broadway-Lafayette
  • 2016 Manhattan Intermezzo: American and British Works for Piano and Orchestra
  •    --   Albéniz: Cantos de España, op. 232 / Liszt: Liebesträume / Barber: Excursions, op. 20 / Gershwin: Three Preludes
  •    --   American Legends 17
  •    --   An American in Paris / Cuban Overture / Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
  •    --   An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue
  •    --   Best of the Great Composers 13
  •    --   Enjoy Gershwin
  •    --   Gershwin
  •    --   Gershwin Favourites (Mineria Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Herrera de la Fuente, piano: David Syme)
  •    --   Gershwin - London Philharmonic Orchestra
  •    --   Gershwin Plays Gershwin
  •    --   Gershwin Rediscovered
  •    --   Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris
  •    --   Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Gershwin: Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra / Ravel: Bolero / Ravel: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G Major / Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
  •    --   Great Composers - Disc B
  •    --   Peter Pechersky Plays
  •    --   Porgy and Bess (Excerpts) (Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin, bass-baritone: Simon Estes, soprano: Roberta Alexander, mezzo-soprano: Diane Curry)
  •    --   Rhapsody
  •    --   Rhapsody in Blue / Cuban Overture / Catfish Row / An American in Paris (Chicago Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: James Levine)
  •    --   Rhapsody in Blue - Porgy and Bess
  •    --   Richard Rodney Bennett Plays George Gershwin's Solo Piano Works
  •    --   'S Wonderful (Piano Duets by Ralph Grierson & Artie Kane)
  •    --   The Entertainer - and other rags
  •    --   The Great Composers: 52 - Gershwin Concert Works
  •    --   The Music of George Gershwin
  •    --   Two Sides of George Gershwin
  •    --   West Side Story / An American in Paris
  • Album + Compilation

  • 1981 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Concerto in F / Bernstein: “West Side Story” Dances / Russo: Three Pieces for Blues Band & Orchestra
  • 1983 Rhapsody in Blue / West Side Story
  • 1983 Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite / Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
  • 1985 Rhapsody in Blue / Concerto in F / American in Paris
  • 1986 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
  • 1987 Classic Gershwin!
  • 1987 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Piano Concerto in F (Monte-Carlo National Opera Orchestra feat. piano: Werner Haas, conductor: Edo de Waart)
  • 1988 S'Wonderful
  • 1988 The Decca Masters, Volume 2
  • 1989 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Piano Concerto in F major
  • 1990 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Bernstein: West Side Story Symphonic Dances & America / Barber: Adagio for Strings
  • 1991 Gershwin Performs Gershwin - Rare Recordings 1931-1935
  • 1992 Great American Showpieces
  • 1992 Symphonic Dances from West Side Story / Candide Overture / An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue
  • 1992 The Best of George Gershwin
  • 1992 The George Gershwin Gold Collection
  • 1993 By George! Gershwin's Greatest Hits
  • 1993 Die Klassiksammlung 23: Gershwin: Meisterwerke der Moderne
  • 1993 Weekend Classics: Gershwin Weekend
  • 1994 George Gershwin Plays George Gershwin
  • 1994 Greatest Hits
  • 1994 Best of the Classics: George Gershwin
  • 1994 By George
  • 1994 Favourite Gershwin
  • 1994 Hanson Conducts Gershwin (Eastman-Rochester Orchestra feat. piano: Eugene List, conductor: Howard Hanson)
  • 1994 Music from America
  • 1994 The Best of George Gershwin, Volume 2
  • 1994 The Best of George Gershwin, Volume 3
  • 1995 Erich Kunzel's Gershwin
  • 1995 Gershwin Plays Gershwin & Selected Favorites
  • 1995 Major Orchestral Works
  • 1996 George Gershwin Instrumental Favorites
  • 1996 Gershwin - The Platinum Collection
  • 1997 Best of Gershwin
  • 1997 George Gershwin
  • 1998 The Best of Gershwin
  • 1998 Historic Gershwin Recordings
  • 1998 From Gershwin’s Time: The Original Sounds of George Gershwin 1920–1945
  • 1999 Raapsodia in blu - Un americano a Parigi
  • 2000 Gershwin Plays Gershwin
  • 2001 Classics Collection
  • 2002 The Greatest Hits
  • 2003 The Essential George Gershwin
  • 2006 Hélène Grimaud Plays Beethoven, Brahms, Gershwin and Others
  • 2006 The Gershwin Collection
  • 2007 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris
  • 2008 The Heifetz Collection, Volume 40: Gershwin and Encores
  • 2008 An American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue / Catfish Row / Cuban Overture
  • 2010 BBC Music, Volume 18, Number 7: American Classics: Bernstein, Gershwin, Grofé & Ellington
  • 2010 Songs from the Shows, Overtures (New Princess Theater Orchestra feat. conductor: John McGlinn, soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa)
  • 2012 Great Piano Concertos
  •    --   An American in Paris / Porgy and Bess / El Salón México
  •    --   A Portrait of George Gershwin
  •    --   Famous Piano Concertos: Gershwin: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F major / Rhapsody in Blue / Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand
  •    --   Fascinating Rhythms
  •    --   George Gershwin (Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra)
  •    --   George Gershwin: The Ultimate Collection
  •    --   Levant Plays Gershwin
  •    --   Masters of the Millenium: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
  •    --   Rhapsody in Blue (101 Strings Orchestra)
  •    --   The Greatest Songs of
  •    --   The Great Gershwin
  •    --   The Ultimate Gershwin
  •    --   The Very Best of Gershwin
  •    --   TuTTi: George Gershwin
  •    --   Warsaw Concerto: Virtuoso Piano Music
  • Album + Soundtrack

  • 1940 Decca Presents Selections From George Gershwin's Folk Opera Porgy and Bess, Volume 1
  • 1974 Porgy and Bess - Performances From the Soundtrack
  • 1989 Gigi & An American in Paris: Original MGM Soundtrack Recordings
  • 1989 My One and Only (1983 original Broadway cast)
  • 1990 Girl Crazy
  • 1990 An American in Paris (1951 film cast)
  • 1991 Strike Up the Band (1927)
  • 1992 Crazy for You (1992 original Broadway cast)
  • 1992 Lady, Be Good! (1992 studio cast)
  • 1993 Crazy for You (1993 original London cast)
  • 1995 Mickey & Judy: The Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney Collection
  • 1995 Oh, Kay! (1994 studio recording)
  • 1996 Funny Face
  • 1998 Oh, Kay! (1955 studio cast)
  • 1999 Porgy and Bess (1956 studio cast)
  • 2012 The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: New Broadway Cast Recording
  • 2015 An American in Paris
  •    --   Manhattan
  • Album + Live

  • 2004 A Gershwin Night
  • 2006 Piano Concerto in F
  • 2014 Ives: Symphony No. 2 / Carter: Instances / Gershwin: An American in Paris
  •    --   Concert 1993
  • Single

  • 1916 When You Want ’Em, You Can’t Get ’Em, When You’ve Got ’Em, You Don’t Want ’Em
  • 1917 For Your Country and My Country
  • 1919 Tee-Oodle-Um-Bum-Bo
  • 1919 I Was So Young and You Were So Beautiful
  • 1919 Novelette in Fourths
  • 1920 Swanee
  • 1920 Left All Alone Again Blues
  • 1920 Whose Baby Are You?
  • 1920 Idle Dreams
  • 1920 On My Mind the Whole Night Long
  • 1921 Grieving for You
  • 1921 Rock-a-Bye Lullabye Mammy
  • 1921 Whip-poor-will
  • 1921 Drifting Along With the Tide
  • 1925 Kickin’ the Clouds Away
  • 1925 So Am I
  • 1925 Rhapsody in Blue
  • 1926 Sweet and Low Down
  • 1926 That Certain Feeling
  • 1933 An American in Paris