Purely Gershwin - Part 1

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The life and music of composer George Gershwin are honored in this 90-minute program. Archival photos and clips alternate with interviews: his sister, Frances Gershwin Godowsky; songwriters Kay Swift and Burton Lane; Gershwin biographer Edward Jablonski; and Leonard Slatkin, musical director and conductor of the St. Louis Symphony. Gershwin's music is performed by singer Leslie Uggams, accompanied alternately by solo piano and jazz quartet, and also duo-pianists Frances Veri and Michael Jamanis. Host: actor William Hurt.
Maryland Public Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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01:00:03 hh:mm:ss; U-Matic
Maryland Public Television records
A guide to the full collection of Maryland Public Television records is available in our archival collections: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/32974.
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:736499; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/46525; Filename: bcast-077577

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