Musikwissenschaft – Vol. 1

An appreciation of some of the finest performances in musical history.   In this first volume we take a look back at Billy Stewart’s breathtaking rendition of George Gershwin’s Summertime.  The piece, originally a gentle, dreamy lullaby, was composed in 1935 for the American folk opera Porgy And Bess.  It soon became a popular jazz standard and has been … Continue reading

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