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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The twenty-three pieces in question plus a few early versions are all derived from different Gershwin songs, generally arrangekents the musical comedies and revues for which he wrote some or all of the music, and also for various films. I consent to the storing of my data as outlined in the privacy policy of this site.

Finnissy: Gershwin Arrangements

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Solo piano A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. About 3 days ago. He went on to create the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance, and has been associated as composer with many notable British dance companies. Ardangements Account Shopping Basket Checkout.


John the Baptist Michael Finnissy. Thank you CBCarey twitter. Using a Fazioli piano to re-create an old-fashioned sound, he plays them thoughtfully and gershwiin.

Gershwin Arrangements – Michael Finnissy – Oxford University Press

I first found the score in the library of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music which, thanks to the presence of musicologist Richard Toop, had quite a substantial Finnissy collection. Violin Sonata Michael Finnissy. The particular choices posted here are naturally a little restricted by online availability. You are commenting using your Gersjwin account. How long has this been going on? Finnissy has been featured composer at the Bath, Huddersfield and Almeida festivals, amongst others, arrangemejts his works are widely performed and broadcast worldwide.

By turns virtuosic and contemplative, they are given an incandescent performance by Ian Pace. Second String Quartet Michael Finnissy.

Skip to main content. November 29, at 3: The exercise is not only arrangementd but musically stimulating. 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. Gershwin Arrangements Michael Finnissy. InstrumentalPiano Periods: About an hour ago. 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.

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A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. As an arranger Finnissy is radical — as we should know from his own music.

Liturgy of Saint Paul Michael Finnissy. Academic Skip to main content. This disc is unique and remarkable. The song tunes drift hazily in and out of the music. Contact e-mail ian ianpace. Finnissy avoided setting any of the songs which Gershwin had himself transcribed for piano, or which had been transcribed finnisst Percy Grainger. 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.

Headlong – a best solo CD. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: As Finnissy states, the inversion of mood in so many of these movements is central to his approach: Basic Ragtime Michael Finnissy. Ian Pace Filed under: About 2 days ago.