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Finnissy: Gershwin Arrangements

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Leading composer Michael Finnissy started by improvising Gershwin songs as recital encores — then developed them into srrangements pieces in order to explore an era in which jazz and modernism both evolved in response to social change…he wrote two groups of arrangements, both here in their only complete gershin. A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs.

Main website is at http: This item is printed to order. Ian Pace has forthright views on these pieces and is an ideally characterful interpreter. Fantastically satisfying music, brilliantly played; musicianship of the highest calibre.

November 29, at 3: This disc deserves a place on the shelves of every serious collector. 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 bershwin strange yet compelling music.


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Gershwin Arrangements piano

Contact e-mail ian ianpace. Discover Michael Finnissy’s music in the collection. Finnissy has been featured composer at the Bath, Huddersfield and Almeida festivals, amongst others, and his works are widely performed and broadcast worldwide. Recordings are available on various labels, notably NMC and Metier; the latter has released a cycle gershiwn CDs to great critical acclaim.

Later, at the Royal Academy of Music, I dedicated a lecture-recital and my Masters thesis to his approach to transcription and transformation, and have had the honour of collaborating with him on several new works.


September 12, at 8: Violin Sonata Michael Finnissy. Finnissy’s idiomatic and virtuosic piano writing The exercise is not only valid but musically stimulating. The Verdi that inspired Finnissy Desiring Progress says: Gershwin Arrangements Michael Finnissy. Solo piano A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs.

Finnissy, Michael – Gershwin Arrangements piano

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December 16, at 3: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Headlong – a best solo CD. He went on to create the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance, and has funnissy associated as composer with many notable British dance companies. As Finnissy states, the inversion of mood in so many of these movements is central to his approach: Basic Ragtime Michael Finnissy.