Gershwin Piano Sheet Music

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George Gershwin

In the 39 years of his life, George Gershwin managed to revolutionize music. His music thralled both the classical music and jazz music audiences, and helped to connect the bridge between these two wonderful styles of music. On this page, you will find the best editions for Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Three preludes, Concertos, and other piano works.

Rhapsody in Blue – Two Pianos arrangement

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Alfred Masterwork Edition (2008)

A personal favorite edition for Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Based on the Warner’s Edition in 1941. Features large print, easy to read notes, and editorial notes. Edited by Maurice Hinson

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Rhapsody in Blue: for Piano Solo and Orchestra (Arranged for Second Piano) (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

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Alfred Masterwork Edition (1995)

A classic edition for Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

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The piano works of George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue, two pianos and four hands) Alfreds classic editions [Paperback] [1995] George Gershwin

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Warner Bros Publications (1941)

The first commercially available edition of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. A must have for fanatics for this wonderful piece! Published in 1941.

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George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Two Pianos – Four Hands (Original).

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Alfred Classic Edition (Belwin Edition)

James Levine used this edition in his recording with the Chicago Symphony. This is not the classic Bernstein with the NY Phil edition. The print is beautifully laid out and is easy to read.

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Edited by Henry Levine

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The piano works of George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue , two pianos and four hands) Alfreds classic editions (Belwin Edition)

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Gershwin Three Preludes

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Alfred Masterwork Edition (2006)

Edited by Maurice Hinson

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George Gershwin — Three Preludes: Piano Solos (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

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Henle Verlag Urtext

Edited by Norbert Gertsch and Fingering by Andreas Boyde

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Alfred Masterwork Edition (Belwin 1995)

Contains three other rare Gershwin preludes. Edited by Alicia Zizzo.

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Warner Bros. Publication (1927)

Original edition for the Three Preludes.

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George Gershwin’s Preludes for Piano

Gershwin Concerto in F

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Alfred’s Classic Edition (1995)

This edition contains 68 pages. The pages are rather large and features large print, which is good for easy reading.

Transcribed by Grace Castagnetta

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George Gershwin’s Concerto in F for Piano and Orchestra: Two Pianos, Four Hands

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Harms Edition

This edition was published in 1927. This edition is no longer published, so it is rare to be able to purchase this score. The Harms Edition contains 67 pages.

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Concerto in F. Composed for Piano and Orchestra, transcribed for two Pianos, four hands

Gershwin Second Rhapsody

Alfred Masterwork Edition

This edition for the rarely performed second rhapsody by Gershwin was published in 1995. It contains 48 pages.

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Second Rhapsody: Sheet

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