Embraceable You is just one of some many beautiful songs composed by George Gershwin. However, Earl Wild, one of America’s greatest. George Gershwin – Lullaby () – piano solo. Piano transcription by Alicia Zizzo of Gershwin’s string quartet arrangement; piano soloFull description. by Earl Wild. on Wild About Gershwin Wild-Gershwin Virtuoso Etude No.3 Embracable You. Gershwin ‘Embraceable You’ Yeol Eum Son, Myung Whun Chung.

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Gershwin’s Embraceable You – transcription by Earl Wild

Wild created numerous virtuoso solo piano transcriptions: Wild’s duty was to perform the national anthem on the piano before she spoke. This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat As a eal, he started making transcriptions of romantic music and composition. These included a large-scale Easter oratorio, Revelationsthe choral work The Turquoise Horseand the Doo-Dah Variationson a theme by Stephen Fosterfor piano and orchestra.

When, over 40 years later, Erich Leinsdorf asked Wild to record the concerto, he was able to say “I’ve been waiting by the phone for forty years for someone to ask me to play this”.

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He also wrote a number of original works. Later in his career, Wild recorded for Ivory Classics.

Johnsonalso invited him to tershwin for them, and Wild remains the only pianist to have played for six consecutive presidents. He performed many times for the Peabody Mason Concert series in Boston, in[4][5] and and three concerts of Liszt in A Walk on the Wild Side.

Earl Wild – Gershwin Etude 4.Embraceable You (Piano)

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. A few years after the war he moved to the newly formed American Broadcasting Company ABC as a staff pianist, conductor and composer until Kennedy and Lyndon B.

TrumanDwight D. Wild, who was openly gay[12] yoh in Columbus, Ohioand Palm Springs, California[13] with his domestic partner of 38 years, Michael Rolland Davis. He was also an atheist.

In he was the first pianist to stream a performance over the Internet. Gershwun from ” https: InArturo Toscanini invited him for a performance of Gershwin ‘s Rhapsody in Bluewhich was, for Wild, a resounding success, although Toscanini himself has been criticized for not understanding the jazz idiom in which Gershwin wrote.


His Grand Fantasy on Airs from Porgy and Bessthe first extended piano paraphrase on an American opera, was recorded in and had its concert premiere in Pasadena on December 17, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Inhe became the first pianist to perform a recital embrsceable U. RooseveltHarry S. Schonberg called him a “super-virtuoso in the Horowitz class”.

Earl Wild – Gershwin Etude eable You (Piano) – PDF Free Download

EisenhowerJohn F. He often travelled with Eleanor Roosevelt while she toured the United States supporting the war effort.

Wild later recalled that the small studio became so hot under the bright lights that the ivory piano keys started to warp. Royland Earl Wild [1] was born in PittsburghPennsylvaniain