George Gershwin Research Paper

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George Gershwin was born on September 26, 1898, in Brooklyn, New York. George The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, George began his foray into music at age 11 when his family bought a secondhand piano for George’s older sibling, Ira. George was a natural talent with piano so eventually he began studying with the noted piano teacher Charles Hambitzer and impressed him so much that he wrote a letter saying that he found the new pupil who will make it successful and he was a genius. Gershwin dropped out of school and began playing piano professionally at the age of 15. Within a couple of years, he was one of the most sought after musicians in America. A composer of jazz, opera and popular songs for stage and screen, now a day many of his works are now standards in the music business.
Gershwin had a brain tumor and sadly died after brain surgery July 11, 1937 at the age of only 38 years old. Throughout his 23-year career, Gershwin would continually seek to expand the breadth of his influences, studying under an incredibly disparate array of teachers, including Henry Cowell, Wallingford Riegger, Edward Kilenyi and Joseph Schillinger. After dropping out of school at the age of 15, Gershwin played in several New York nightclubs and began his stint as a “song-plugger” in New York’s Tin Pan Alley. After three years of
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I wasn’t sure at first so I went on my old listen guide website back when I took “Intro to Music” and listened to it very carefully and went back to the YouTube video from when the cadenza began. The instrument that was being played in the cadenza in the beginning was a woodwind instrument called a clarinet. It sounds like the low notes are rich soft sounds in the begging but when the user used the wooden reed that makes it vibrate to create the sound and when he pushed the buttons the sound got louder then it gets lower

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