GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS SERIES

"Great American Composers" is a series of musical programs which features timeless songs from the brilliant composers and lyricists whose body of work have become musical standards. Each one-hour program highlights a different composer:

 

* HAROLD ARLEN (Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Blues In The Night, Stormy Weather, Let's Fall In Love, It's Only A Paper Moon, That Old Black Magic, Come Rain or Come Shine, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive)

* THE GERSHWINS (Someone To Watch Over Me, I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Love Is Here To Stay, I've Got A Crush On You, But Not For Me, Embraceable You, Fascinating Rhythm)

* IRVING BERLIN (God Bless America, White Christmas, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Steppin' Out With My Baby, Puttin' on the Ritz, Cheek to Cheek, Always, There's No Business Like Show Business)

* RODGERS & HART (Blue Moon, My Funny Valentine, The Lady Is a Tramp, Where or When, Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered, This Can't Be Love, It Never Entered My Mind, The Most Beautiful Girl in the World)

* COLE PORTER (Don't Fence Me In, I Get A Kick Out Of You, I've Got You Under My Skin, Anything Goes, Night and Day, Begin the Beguine, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Too Darn Hot)

* HARRY WARREN (At Last, I Only Have Eyes for You, That's Amore, 42nd Street, Chattanooga Choo Choo, You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby, The More I See You, Jeepers Creepers)

* JEROME KERN ( Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Ol' Man River, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, A Fine Romance, The Song Is You, All the Things You Are, The Way You Look Tonight, Long Ago And Far Away) 

* JOHNNY MERCER (Moon River, Summer Wind, Days of Wine and Roses, One For My Baby, I Wanna Be Around, Something's Gotta Give, Lazy Bones, Day In Day Out)

 

Also available: a "sampler" program which presents a handful of songs from each of the Great American Composers.