George Gershwin: I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise (String Quartet) - Score

George Gershwin: I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise (String Quartet) - Score

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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: String Quartet (STR QUARTET)
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced - Explain this
Composer: George Gershwin
Series: Classic String Quartet Collection
Catalogue #: BRO10109S


Here with an introduction that looks like a (slightly rickety) staircase, this song was included in George White's Scandals of 1922 at the Globe Theatre, New York, conducted by Paul Whiteman, for whom Gershwin was two years later to write Rhapsody in Blue. The song's dancing theme prompted the arranger to dedicate his version to Fred Astaire; he also originally marked it to be played horticulturally, an exotic instruction whose only justification seems to be a line from the songs second verse, wherein appears the exhortation Get busy....Lizzy, though it has been suggested that the chorus lyric I've got the blues originally read I've got the pinks. The fair mentioned in the following line is thought to be the celebrated one held at the Paradise Gardens, Berghald, Switzerland....

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I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise

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Format: Score
Length: 4 pages
Language: English
Publisher: Broadbent and Dunn
Arranger: Bill Thorp

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