G. Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
American composer and pianist George Gershwin (1898-1937) had a knack for writing classical pieces infused with jazz and popular flavors. This piano concerto is featured in the Disney movie "Fantasia", whereby classical pieces performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra are set to animated scenes
- Do you have a favorite Disney movie? What is it?
- Imagine you got to make a film based off of Gershwin's music. What would your movie be about?
- Throughout the work, you will hear many different tonalities, characters and moods. Name at least 3 moods that you feel through the piece.