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Gershwin - Summertime from Porgy and Bess

Sheet music for violin

Info: "Summertime" is an aria from the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, although the song is also co-credited to Ira Gershwin. The song soon became a popular and much recorded jazz standard, one of the finest songs the composer ever wrote.
Date: 1934
Artist: George Gershwin
Born: 26 September 1898, New York
Died: 11 July 1937, Los Angeles
The artist: American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Gershwin's compositions have been adapted for use in many films and for television, and several became jazz standards recorded in many variations. Many celebrated singers and musicians have covered his songs.
Instrument: Violin
Key: D major
Range: F#4 - F#5
Time signature: 2/2
Tempo: 50 BPM
Duration: 1:51
Pages: 1
Difficulty: Easy
Style: Classical

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