Rhapsody Blue

James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra - George Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue; An American In Paris (1993)

James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra - George Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue; An American In Paris (1993)
EAC | FLAC (log,image+cue) -> 265 Mb (5% Rec.) | Mp3 CBR320 Kbps -> 170 Mb (5% Rec.) | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon, #: 431 625-2 | 01:07:01

James Levine's long and distinguished asociation with Deutsche Grammophon is no more fittingly celebrated then on this dazzling CD of favorite works by George Gershwin, where the conductor is also soloist in Rhapsody In Blue in its original jazz band arrangement by Ferde Grofe. The Chicago Symphony provides the authentic orchestral sound.
Denis Matsuev, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert - Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (2013)

Denis Matsuev, New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert - Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (2013)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 49:01 | 190 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: RCA Red Seal | Catalog: 88765492602

Russian pianist Denis Matsuev has established himself as one of the most dynamic and virtuosic performers of his generation, and his program on this RCA album with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic is ideally suited to his extraordinary abilities. The pairing of Sergey Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor and George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue is a natural one, particularly because of the works' shared post-romanticism (note Rachmaninov's influence on Gershwin's slow theme in the Rhapsody), as well as for the dazzling writing for the piano in both works. Of course, the challenge for Matsuev is to make his part appear effortless, and he succeeds so well in both performances that listeners may be a bit blasé about his playing, taking it in without really considering what knuckle-busters these pieces really are.
Denis Matsuev, Mariss Jansons, Bavarian RSO - Rhapsody: Chabrier, Gershwin, Enescu, Ravel, Liszt (2016)

Rhapsody: Emmanuel Chabrier, George Gershwin, George Enescu, Maurice Ravel, Franz Liszt (2016)
Denis Matsuev, piano; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Mariss Jansons, conductor

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 325 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included | Time: 01:03:56
Genre: Classical | Label: BR KLASSIK | # 900146

This newest release from BR KLASSIK explores the genre of the 19th and 20th century Rhapsody, featuring works from masterful composers Emmanuel Chabrier, George Gershwin, George Enesecu, Maurice Ravel, and Franz Liszt. The concert-like atmosphere of this recording makes this a truly unique release, as these works were recorded live in Munich as recently as October 2015. The five rhapsodies featured here come from different regions and the composers unique styles can be heard in each of their works. Chabriers Espana is centered around Iberian and folk music which was very popular at the time. Liszts Hungarian Rhapsody contrasts this work with its use of Hungarian folk melodies. The ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue from George Gershwin throws Americana into the mix with its blues roots. Mariss Jansons and the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks never fails to please with their brilliant interpretations and performance quality. World-renowned Russian pianist Denis Matusev is brilliant as the Rhapsody in Blue soloist.
George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue / Concerto in F / An American in Paris etc. (2005) {Hybrid-SACDISO & HiRes FLAC}

George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue / Concerto in F / An American in Paris etc.
Earl Wild / Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
SACD ISO (2.0/MCH): 3,49 GB | 24B/88,2kHz Stereo FLAC: 1,42 GB | Full Artwork
Label/Cat#: RCA Red Seal "Living Stereo" # 82876-61393-2 | Country/Year: US 2005 | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classical | Style: Early 20th Century

"…A lot of bang for the buck."
JPP - Kaustinen Rhapsody (1994) {Green Linnet Records GLCD 4019}

JPP - Kaustinen Rhapsody (1994) {Green Linnet Records GLCD 4019}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 267 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 101 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 100 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1994 Green Linnet Records | GLCD 4019
Folk / Nordic Folk / Finland

JPP – short for Järvelän Pikkupelimannit ( "Little Folk Musicians of Järvelä" ) – originally formed in 1983 as a local fiddle orchestra in the small town of Järvelä, Finland. Formed around the nucleus of 3 fiddlers, including leader Arto Järvelä, a harmonium player, and a bass player, they spent most of the Eighties and early Nineties gathering a devoted following in Finland and across the world and the reputation of being particularly inventive interpreters of Finland's rich folk heritage. With the publication of Kaustinen Rhapsody , JPP proved itself to be excellent performers of contemporary music as well. In fact, this CD, with its generous peppering of American, Finnish, and Latino styles, demonstrates some of the universal appeal that traditional musics have across the world.

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)  Video

Posted by fekmax at Jan. 1, 2016
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
English | DVDRip | AVI | XviD, 1250 Kbps | 576x432 | 23.976 (23976/1000) fps | 1.37 GB
Audio: MP3, 128 Kbps | 2 channels | 48.0 KHz | Runtime: 02:21:03 minutes | Subtitles: Spanish (srt)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical

Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to succeed. Unfortunately his drive destroys his romantic relationships with singer Julie Adams, who is desperately in love with him, and aloof socialite Christine Gilbert.

Michel Camilo - Rhapsody In Blue (2006) {Telarc} [Repost]  Music

Posted by tiburon at Oct. 16, 2015
Michel Camilo - Rhapsody In Blue (2006) {Telarc} [Repost]

Michel Camilo - Rhapsody In Blue (2006) {Telarc}
EAC 0.99pb5 | FLAC Image level 5 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 400dpi | 234MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Classical

Jazz pianist Michel Camilo, working with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra under Ernest Martinez Izquierdo, attempts here to make something new out of George Gershwin's heavily recorded Rhapsody in Blue and Concerto in F – broadly speaking, he tries to tie these jazz-classical fusions more closely to their jazz roots. Given the fluency with which Gershwin moved between the worlds of classical music, jazz, and pop, the experiment would seem a worthwhile and interesting one, but the recording, at least for those with the usual ways of performing Gershwin in their ears, is likely to come off as neither fish nor fowl.
Litton, Kempf, Bergen Philharmonic - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Piano Concerto In F, Second Rhapsody (2012)

Litton, Kempf, Bergen Philharmonic - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue, Piano Concerto In F, Second Rhapsody (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 308 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Bis | Catalog Number: 1940

Freddy Kempf and Andrew Litton with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra here join forces to present a disc of works by George Gershwin. Rhapsody in Blue was originally arranged by Ferde Grofé for jazz band before being orchestrated for symphony orchestra. Here Kempf and the Bergen Philharmonic play this original version. Concerto in F was a commission for Gershwin to write a ‘proper’ piano concerto, but still takes the rhythms, melodic structures and bluesy harmonies of popular music.
George Gershwin - George Gershwin, piano / M.T. Thomas - Rhapsody In Blue etc. (1925/1976 - 1980's CD issue)

George Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue, An American In Paris, Broadway Overtures
George Gershwin, piano / Buffalo Philharmonic / Michael Tilson Thomas, dir.
EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC: 353 MB | Full Artwork: 89 MB | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: CBS Masterworks # SMK 42240 | Country/Year: Europe 198_
Genre: Jazz, Classical, Historical Recording | Style: Early 20th Century, Classic Jazz

The great musical border crosser of the twentieth century, George Gershwin excelled in the fields of concert music and popular song alike. The son of Jewish immigrants from Russia, he was born Jacob Gershvin in Brooklyn on September 26, 1898. His father ran a great variety of small businesses, and George, in the words of the New Grove Dictionary of Music, "excelled at street sports." He also studied the piano and was introduced to the European classics by his teacher, Charles Hambitzer…

Uri Caine Ensemble - Rhapsody in Blue (2013)  Music

Posted by mark70 at March 7, 2014
Uri Caine Ensemble - Rhapsody in Blue (2013)

Uri Caine Ensemble - Rhapsody in Blue (2013)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 57:59 min | 133 MB
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz | Label: Winter & Winter

The artistic dialogue of Uri Caine with the oeuvre of George Gershwin is overdue. Caine and Gershwin are not only connected by the Jewish East European origin of their families, but also through New York City, the centre of their creative output. Both compose, direct from the piano, ground-breaking projects; and both range between classical music and jazz. Caine chooses Gershwin s outstanding masterpiece 'Rhapsody in Blue' as the core piece of his new interpretations and fills this amazing opus with a new spirit of jazz, infused with the klezmer melodies played more than hundred years ago in the homeland of their fathers. Barbara Walker and Theo Bleckmann sing 'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off' in a touching duet.