Discover the music of American composer and pianist George Gershwin with Musicroom’s range of George Gershwin sheet music and George Gershwin songbooks.
George Gershwin was one of the key figures in the crossover and sharing of ideas between classical music and jazz. He was a regular collaborator with his brother Ira Gershwin and is most famous for his seminal composition Rhapsody In Blue as well as songs such as Summertime, It Ain’t Necessarily So and Swanee, many of which have become genuine standards in their own right.
His other important works include the jazz-influenced An American In Paris and the opera Porgy And Bess which has come to be regarded as a classic of the format in the 20th century.
From official transcriptions of the operas of George Gershwin to specially-compiled collections of George Gershwin’s most popular songs and compositions, George Gershwin songbooks are the perfect introduction to his music for beginners, an ideal gift for the fan who has everything and for experienced players looking to expand their repertoire.