The Joy of
George Gershwin A*
Celebrated songs, themes, and pieces of George Gershwin. Selected and arranged by Gerald Martin.
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I Got Plenty of Nuttin' Swanee 'S Wonderful Bidin' My Time The Man I Love Embraceable You Somebody Loves Me Of Thee I Sing Strike Up The Band Fascinating Rhythm Liza Someone To Watch Over Me Oh, Lady Be Good I Got Rhythm Let's Call The Whole Thing Off It Ain't Necessarily So Bess You Is My Woman Summertime They Can't Take That Away From Me Themes from Rhapsody in Blue (1924) Themes from Concerto in F (1925) Themes from An American in Paris (1928) Three Preludes for Piano (1936) 1. 2. 3.
Porgy and Bess (1935) Capitol Revue (1919) Funny Face (1927) Girl Crazy (1930) Lady, Be Good! (1924) Girl Crazy (1930) George White's Scandals of 1924 Of Thee I Sing (1931) Strike Up The Band (1930) Lady, Be Good! (1924) Show Girl (1929) Oh, Kay! (1926) Lady, Be Good! (1924) Girl Crazy (1930) Shall We Dance (1937) Porgy and Bess ( 1935) Porgy and Bess (1935) Porgy and Bess (1935) Shall We Dance (1937)
I Got Plenty of Nuttin' from Porgy and Bess (1 935) George Gershwin (1898- 1937) Moderato
from Capitol Revue (1919)
I I I
'S Wonderful from Funny Face (1927) Moderately lively
Bidin' M y Time from Girl crazy (1930)
The Man I Love Slowly and freely
from Lady, Be Good! (1924)
Embraceable You from Girl Crazy (1 930)
Somebody Loves Me from George white's Scandals of 1924
Bdim , ,
~ 3 7
4 --. t-
Of Thee I Sine
from Of Thee I Sing (1% 1) Moderately
Strike UDThe Band from Strike U; The Band (1930) Moderate march tempo
Fascinating Rhythm fmm Lady, Be Good! (1924) Solid, moderate beat
Liza from Show Girl (1929) Moderate lilting tempo
Someone To Watch Over Me from Oh, Kay! (1926) Moderato
~ b 7
~ b 7
~b B b7
Oh, Lady Be Good from Lady, ~e Good! (1924)
Graceful walking beat
I Got Rhythm from Girl ~ r a z ;(1 930) Lively (with abandon)
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off from Shall We Dance (1 937)
It Ain't Necessarily So from Porgy and Bess (1 935)
poco a poco cresc.
Bess You Is My Woman from Porgy and B ~ S S(1935) Andan tino cantabile
' , I
sub. piu mosso
from porgy and Bess (1935)
They Can't Take That Away From Me from Shall We Dance (1 937) Moderate bounce
Themes from Rhapsody in Blue (1924)
Themes from Concerto in F I
Andante sostenuto ( J = 104 )
(d = 88)
Themes from An American in Paris (1928)
Three Preludes for Piano
Allegro ben ritmato e deciso M.M.(
J = I00 )
- - A
Andante con moto e poco rubato ( M M .( = 88 )
The Joy Books A continuing series of handsome editions encompassing a wide variety of sty& from the classics to jaa. These large and cokwrful collections are edited by Denes Agay and others.
The Joy of Classics
Easy original piano pieces as written by the masters: ; Purcell, Bach, Handel, Telemann. Haydn. Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Weber. Chopin, Mendelssohn. Tchaikovsky
The Jov of First Classics
The Jay of Bach A rich variety of original compositions by Johann Sebasrian Bach and other members of the remarkable Bach family selecM a d edited by Jkms Agay
The Joy of Claude Debussy Cornoiled bv Danes h a v . Amonn the mastemieees wvblished h&e are &lair de LI&, !kreni& of the A,La k i ~ au c Cheveux de Lin, La plus que lente, Mintreb.
The Jov of Sonatinas
The Joy of Piano Entertainmen The contents range from Baroque to Jazz. from Mozart to Scott Joplin. Contains popularclassics, novelty sa waltzes, marches, polkas and many song favwrites.
The Joy of Ragtime
The Joy of Piano Duets
Percy Wenrich and marly others.
Familiar melodies in easy arrangements for one piano four hands: Careless Love, The Comedians' Galop, Fascination, Jamaica Farewell, Waltzes by Strauss.
The Joy of Baroque
Solos in the easy-to-medium grades: The Cotton Mill Blues, House of The Rising Sun, Sailors' Boogie, J a n Ostinato, Safari, Honky-Tonky, Worried Man Blues, "Moonshine" Sonata, Whistling The Blues, Timber! Selected and arranged by Denes Agay and Gerald Martin.
The Joy of Boogie and Blues
ediate graded piano s o l a of rare
The Joy of Boogie and Blues Book 2
Scarlatti and others. ~electedandedited 6 y Denes Agay
A colourful repertory of popular-style piano p i e m in the easy-to-intermediate grades. Selected and edited by Denes Agay.
The Jov of Jazz
The Joy of Modern Piano Music
Includes works by Granados. Villa-Lobos, Debussy, Satie, Kabalevsky and many others. ggeat jazz standmb. Compiled and e;dited by Denes Agay.
pi~he 4 -. Joy of Jazz Book 2 29 piam wlos for fun and study.
IW's A &ty, TUJhedo ~unction,and other standhrd hwariles. Selected and edited by Denes Agay.
The Joy of Song ,~&~
songs ;nd many moie favourites.
The Jay of Organ Music
BW of Oman Music Book 2
@am&klae Rhlf,-&dcm Hat Dance.
The Joy of Folk Songs American work songs, cowboy songs, play and dance tunes, lullabies, spirituals and folk songs from other lands. For playing and singing.
The Joy of Christmas The best loved carols, hymns, songs and solos arranged for piano with wards and chord names for playing and singing.
The Joy of Recital Xme A graded colkction of effective ~ I Q Sand duets, easy-to-intermediate from Baroque to jazz. Selected and edited by Denes m y
The Joy of Clarinet From Baroque to w e edited by Jerome Goldstein with simple piano arrangements by Dews Agay: Lonesome Road, House of the Rising Sun, Sarabande. Bwrree, Rumanian Rhapsody. Capriccio Italien and many more.
The Joy of Guitar Easy arrangements of folk, popular and standard songs. Simple instruction features by Happy Traum.
TheJwofPiano Two voiumes of original piano solos of the 19th and early-20th century Romantic masters, as well as charming keyboard cameos by Smetma, Glazunov and orhers.