Broadway Or Carnegie Hall - Or Both?

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19980801

George Gershwin was one of this century's most phenomenally successful song-writers, with a string of hits on Broadway and songs for Hollywood films. Yet his own ambition was to be taken seriously as a composer of concert music. In the composer's centenary year, Rodney Greenberg explores this conundrum.

19980801

George Gershwin was one of this century's most phenomenally successful song-writers, with a string of hits on Broadway and songs for Hollywood films. Yet his own ambition was to be taken seriously as a composer of concert music. In the composer's centenary year, Rodney Greenberg explores this conundrum.