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George Gershwin traveled to Paris in 1928, intent on composing a new orchestral piece.
The result: An American in Paris, his first for orchestra alone, with no part included for piano soloist. Some consider this piece to be his orchestral masterpiece. This lecture explores the work in context of the modernist trends of the 1920’s, via vintage and contemporary recordings, including an eye-opening version for two pianos.
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