GENERAL

STEVE LAW CONCERT JULY 1st 2021, GERSHWIN in HARROW

Thursday 1st July 2021, 12.30pm

St John’s Church, Greenhill, Sheepcote Road, Harrow, HA1 2JE

Original Gershwin!

These are not the usual ‘Gershwin Songbook’ arrangements but are meticulously transcribed and arranged from the composer’s own recordings and scores by Gershwin specialist Steve Law.

GERSHWIN

Do Do Do from Oh Kay (1926) (recorded 1926) †

Looking for a Boy from Tip-Toes (1925) (recorded 1926) †

The Man I Love from Lady Be Good (1924) (recorded 1934) * †

Someone to Watch Over Me from Oh Kay! (1926) (recorded 1926) †

Opening and Andante from Rhapsody in Blue (1924) (recorded 1928) †

Somebody From Somewhere (Music box sequence from Delicious 1931) *

My Cousin in Milwaukee / Isn’t It a Pity? from Pardon My English (1933) † *

Jilted from Of Thee I Sing (1931) ^

Meadow Serenade from Strike Up the Band (1927) ^

STEVE LAW

Peter’s Theme (2010) from his CD Themes For Film

Forgiveness (2011) from his CD Themes For Film

GERSHWIN

They Can’t Take That Away From Me from Shall We Dance? (1936) *

Fascinating Rhythm from Lady Be Good (1924) (recorded 1926) †

I Got Rhythm from Girl Crazy (1930) (recorded 1931/1934) †

Love Is Here to Stay from The Goldwyn Follies (1937) ^ In memory of John and Mary Patrick

† Transcribed note by note from Gershwin’s piano playing by Steve Law

* Transcribed from Gershwin’s original orchestration by Steve Law

^ From the original vocal score

Steve Law (piano)