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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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Deems Taylor: “An American in Paris: Narrative Guide” (1928)

Deems Taylor: “An American in Paris: Narrative Guide” (1928)

(p.110) 33 Deems Taylor: “An American in Paris: Narrative Guide” (1928)
The George Gershwin Reader

Robert Wyatt

John Andrew Johnson

Oxford University Press

This chapter presents the text of Deems Taylor's narrative guide in December 1928 for George Gershwin's orchestral music An American in Paris. This guide discussed Gershwin's experience during his visit to Paris, France. It also described how Gershwin completed the composition of his walking themes and the song An American in Paris.

Keywords:   George Gershwin, Deems Taylor, An American in Paris, orchestral music, musical composition

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