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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Jazz Effect

Price — $30.00 – $70.00

This extraordinary chamber music program pays tribute to great composers who crossed the bridge between the classical and jazz idiom, with dazzling results.

In terms of pure musicality, George Gershwin was America’s Schubert. He composed with a creativity and skill that immortalized his art, and hardly any of his works is more embedded in the world’s musical consciousness than Rhapsody in Blue, originally described by Gershwin as a “symphony” for piano solo and jazz band. This extraordinary chamber music program pays tribute to great composers who crossed the bridge between the classical and jazz idiom, with dazzling results.

Ravel | Sonata for Violin and Piano (1923-27)Marsalis | Selections from At the Octoroon Balls for String Quartet (1995) (CMS Co-Commission)Milhaud | La création du monde for Piano Quintet, Op. 81 (1923)Gershwin | Rhapsody in Blue for Piano, Four Hands (1924) (arr. Henry Levine)

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The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The Jazz Effect

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