An American in Paris (Gershwin, George)

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Performer Pages Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
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Publisher Info. Victor, 1947. C 3881-2.
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Publisher Info. Columbia, 1944. MX-240.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1928.
Reprinted Los Angeles: Warner Bros., 1987.
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Publisher. Info. New York: New World Music Corp., 1930.
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32 more: Flute 2 • Flute 3/Piccolo • Oboe 1 • Oboe 2 • English Horn • Clarinet 1 (B♭) • Clarinet 2 (B♭) • Bass Clarinet (B♭) • Bassoon 1 • Bassoon 2 • Alto Saxophone (E♭) • Tenor Saxophone (B♭) • Baritone Saxophone (E♭) • Horn 1 (F) • Horn 2 (F) • Horn 3 (F) • Horn 4 (F) • Trumpet 1 (B♭) • Trumpet 2 (B♭) • Trumpet 3 (B♭) • Trombone 1 • Trombone 2 • Bass Trombone • Tuba • Timpani • Percussion • Celesta • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor David Hume (b. 1987)
Publisher. Info. David HumeNew York: New World Music Corp., 1930.
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Arranger William Merrigan Daly (1887-1936)
Publisher. Info. New York: New World Music Corp., 1929. Plate N. W. 78.
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Work Title An American in Paris
Alternative. Title
Name Translations 一个美国人在巴黎; 一個美國人在巴黎; Amerykanin w Paryżu; 파리의 미국인; Un Américain à Paris; אמריקאי בפריז; Un americano en París; แอนอเมริกันอินปารีส; Un americà a París; Amerikkalainen Pariisissa; Egy amerikai Párizsban; Un americano a Parigi; Ein Amerikaner in Paris; パリのアメリカ人; Un american la Paris; Amerikanac u Parizu; En amerikaner i Paris; Американец в Париже
Name Aliases Un Americain a Paris; אמריקני בפריז; Un americano en Paris; An American in Paris (Gershwin)
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 176398837; LCCN: no92006894; GND: 300057830
Composer Gershwin, George
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGG 1
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1928
First Performance. 1928-12-13 in Carnegie Hall, New York
New York Philharmonic, Walter Damrosch (conductor)
First Publication. 1929
Copyright Information The revised orchestration by Frank Campbell-Watson (1898-1980) cannot be uploaded here in any form (even though it's credited as an "edition") as it remains under copyright in Canada and elsewhere. Campbell-Watson made significant changes to the original orchestration.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail
3 flutes (3rd also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons,
3 saxophones (alto (E)/soprano (B), tenor (B)/soprano (B)/alto (E),
baritone (E)/soprano (B)/alto (E))
4 horns (F), 3 trumpets (B), 3 trombones, tuba
timpani, snare drum, bass drum, triangle, wood block, cymbals, low and high tom-toms,
xylophone, glockenspiel, 4 taxi horns (A, B, C, D), celesta, strings
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An American in Paris -  Scores at Sheet Music Plus