Music: Again Gershwin

Three times now George Gershwin has set foot over the line that divides formal and informal music; three times taken his own jazz notions, compounded them seriously and presented them, not for any singing or dancing they might invoke, but for listening purposes only. First was the Rhapsody in Blue and with it much talk of "classical jazz" gospeled by Paul Whiteman. Then came the Concerto in F, but by that time Gershwin had become a creed with many and the Concerto had its premiere in Manhattan's Carnegie Hall with Walter Damrosch and his...

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