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The George Gershwin Reader$
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Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195327113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.001.0001

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“Whiteman Judges Named: Committee Will Decide ‘What Is American Music’” (1924)

“Whiteman Judges Named: Committee Will Decide ‘What Is American Music’” (1924)

11 “Whiteman Judges Named: Committee Will Decide ‘What Is American Music’” (1924)
The George Gershwin Reader

Robert Wyatt

John Andrew Johnson

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the first mention of George Gershwin's most well-known concert work titled Rhapsody in Blue. It states that the report in the January 1924 issue of the New York Tribune titled “Whiteman Judges Names: Committee Will Decide What Is American Music” reminded Gershwin about his commitment to the Paul Whiteman concert scheduled for February 12, 1924.

Keywords:   George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue, Paul Whiteman, American music, concerts

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