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Selected Works



"By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision."

Key Works
1924 Rhapsody in Blue for piano and jazz band
1925 Concerto in F, for piano and orchestra
1926 Three Piano Preludes
  Musical,O, Kay!
1927 Musical,Strike Up the Band
  Musical,Funny Face
1928 Symphonic Poem,An American in Paris
1930 Musical,Girl Crazy
1932 Cuban Overture
  Musical,Of Thee I Sing
1935 Opera,Porgy and Bess
1936 Film music,Shall We Dance
1937 Film music,A Damsel in Distress
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