View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Gershwin Arrangements – More Gershwin on Discogs. Shop Finnissy: Gershwin Arrangements. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Sheet Music – £ – A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. Finnissy’s idiomatic and virtuosic piano.

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Finnissy avoided setting any of the songs which Gershwin had himself transcribed ifnnissy piano, or which had been transcribed by Percy Grainger. Ian Pace has forthright views on these pieces and is an ideally characterful interpreter. John the Baptist Michael Finnissy. Second String Quartet Michael Finnissy. Solo piano A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. Things are looking up A foggy day Love is here to stay They can’t take that gershein from me Shall we dance?

The Gershwin songs that inspired Finnissy

I thought I would post links to recordings of each of the songs in the two sets as a point of reference, in the same order. Email required Address never made public. Michael Finnissy has restored the art of the piano transcription, and his versions of Gershwin standards have become the most frequently performed of all his voluminous piano output.


Third String Quartet Michael Finnissy. Finnissy’s idiomatic and virtuosic piano writing combined with a fluid approach to harmony and rhythm imbues the music with an air of jazz improvisation. Discover Michael Finnissy’s music in the collection. Skip to main content. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Getshwin – a best solo CD.

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Violin Sonata Michael Finnissy. These versions are useful concert items at the very least. This item is printed to order. September 12, at 8: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The Verdi that inspired Finnissy Desiring Progress says: How long has this been going on? The song tunes drift hazily in and out of the music. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


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Main website is at http: Pace is clearly so conversant with this music as to be a constituent part of it, while the deliberately dated piano sound and recording style is perfectly suited to this strange yet compelling music. He is a member of Ensemble Offspring, and has performed contemporary concerti with the Melbourne Areangements Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. Here though is a very special album of music that was available some years ago for a very limited period.


The particular choices posted here are naturally a little restricted by online availability. Liturgy of Saint Paul Michael Finnissy. This disc deserves a place on the shelves of every serious collector. He went on to create the music department of the London School arrangemdnts Contemporary Dance, and has been associated as composer with many gershwij British dance companies.

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Notify me of new comments via email. My Account Shopping Basket Checkout. He later studied in Italy with Roman Vlad. InstrumentalPiano Periods: After a 14 year gap, Peter Seivewright has completed the 4th installment in his projected survey of the complete sonatas of Baldassare Galuppi. This disc is unique and remarkable.

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