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Recordings by artists mentioned on these Gershwin pages
Classical Artists:
The Very Best of Stephane Grappelli & Yehudi Menuhin Angel – #66830

Kiri Sings Gershwin Angel – #47454

Fascinatin’ Rampal- Rampal Plays Gershwin Sony Music – #39700

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess / Rattle, White, Haymon, et al 3-disc set; Emi Classics – #56220

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, etc / James Levine Deutsche
Grammophon – #31625

Encore! / Katia and Marielle Labèque Sony Music – #48381

Greatest Hits – Gershwin John Williams, Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson Thomas, et al; Katia Labèque, Yo-yo Ma, et al; Boston Pops, Columbia Symphony Orchestra Sony Music – #64060

Porgy and Bess:
Gershwin: disc featuring Gerhswin’s original Porgy, baritone Todd Duncan. Uni/Mca – #10520

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess / DeMain, Houston Grand Opera. Recording of the first Porgy and Bess to be staged using the original score and orchestration. 3-disc set. Bmg/Rca Victor – #2109

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess / Rattle, White, Haymon, et al 3-disc set; Emi Classics – #56220

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess / Lorin Maazel: Cleveland Orchestra Remastered disc of the first complete orchestral recording of Porgy and Bess. 3-disc set. London Classics – #14559

Gershwin: Catfish Row; Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite /Kunzel Telarc – #80086

Pop and Jazz Artists:
Naughty Baby: Maureen McGovern Sings Gershwin Sony Music

Gershwin: Transcriptions by Earl Wild Chesky Classical – #32

Earl Hines Plays Gershwin Musidisc (Fra)

Pure Gershwin: Michael Feinstein Wea/Elektra Entertainment

Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook – Ella Fitzgerald.Verve

Our Love Is Here To Stay: Ella & Louis Sing Gershwin Verve

Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Gershwin Songbook Verve

Other Recordings of Interest:
Gershwin Performs Gershwin:
George Gershwin plays Gershwin – Gershwin plays Rhapsody in Blue, Concerto in F and Variations on I Got Rhythm – with Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra. Magic Talent (Ita) – #48035

George Gershwin – The Piano Rolls Volume 2 – Gershwin plays compositions by Hugo Frey, Con Conrad, etc. Wea/Atlantic/Nonesuch – #79370

Historic Gershwin Recordings – 2-disc set featuring GeorgeGershwin’s performances Bmg/Rca Victor – #63276

Centennial Recordings:
Gershwin – 100th Birthday Celebration / Tilson Thomas: San FranciscoSymphony 2-disc set Bmg/Rca Victor – #68931

By George! George Gershwin - The Ultimate Birthday Tribute Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2-disc set Imp Carlton Classics – #6801297

Happy Birthday George Gershwin Andrew Litton: Dallas Symphony Orchestra (As broadcast on PBS) Valley Entertainment – #15019

Gershwin Centennial Edition - Complete Orchestral Collection Erich Kunzel: Cincinnati Pops 2-disc set Telarc – #80445

VIDEOS
Porgy & Bess: Glyndebourne Opera – starring: Willard White,Cynthia Haymon with  Sir Simon Rattle, cond., Trevor Nunn (Dir) (rel 2001)

A Tribute to George Gershwin: Cuban Overture, Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue / Gloyd, Makowicz (2001)

20th Century Music for Two Pianos DVD (2000) - features 20th century composers

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