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Alfred Music Publishing Releases Sheet Music Collection of Classics from George and Ira Gershwin

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Monday, August 09, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, pays tribute to the storied careers of George and Ira Gershwin with a brand-new songbook of Gershwin classics, arranged for piano and voice and including chords for guitar.

The Essential Gershwin Sheet Music Collection contains 46 best-known compositions from the pens of George and Ira Gershwin, ranging from Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and spanning the eras of ragtime, Classical, opera, jazz, and more. Gershwin fans will enjoy such timeless songs as “Embraceable You,” “I Got Rhythm,” “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Summertime," and dozens of other selections from favorite Gershwin films and shows such as An American in Paris, Porgy and Bess, Shall We Dance, and Lady, Be Good!

The Essential Gershwin Sheet Music Collection is now available for $19.99. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at

Titles: Bess, You Is My Woman * But Not for Me * I Can't Get Started * I've Got a Crush on You * Let's Call the Whole Thing Off * Long Ago (and Far Away) * The Man I Love * The Man That Got Away * My Ship * Oh, Lady Be Good * Rhapsody in Blue * Someone to Watch Over Me * Strike Up the Band * Summertime * They All Laughed * They Can't Take That Away from Me * Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) * and many more.