Articles tagged george gershwin

Summertime in All of Its Glory

George Gershwin’s “Summertime” might be the most frequently recorded song ever covered by female vocalists. There have been thousands of renditions, including classic versions

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8 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

The House That George Built by Wilfrid Sheed

By the 1950s, the golden age of popular music was just about over. America "wasn't a listening nation anymore," writes Wilfrid Sheed, but a televisual "shaking, rattling and rolling one."

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5 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

More recent works can give classics just the right spin

My haphazard introduction to Western art music (also known as classical music) came outside my childhood home, where such music was alien. My fifth-grade teacher,

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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