"""Description:George Gershwin is one of the giants of American music, unique in...

«  » »Description:George Gershwin is one of the giants of American music, unique in that he was both a brilliant writer of popular songs («  »Swanee, » » «  »I Got Rhythm, » » «  »They Can’t Take That Away From Me » ») and of more serious music, including «  »Rhapsody in Blue, » » «  »An American in Paris, » » and «  »Porgy and Bess. » » Now, in The George Gershwin Reader, music lovers are treated to a spectacular celebration of this great American composer. The Reader offers a kaleidoscopic collection of writings by and about Gershwin, including more than eighty pieces of superb variety, color, and depth. There is a who’s who of famous commentators: bandleader Paul Whiteman



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