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Thursday, 12 September 2019

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Gershwin, with his mixed ethnic background and disregard for convention, is essentially American. Other modern American composers of note are Samuel Barber, Aaron Copeland, Alan Hovhaness and Philip Glass, just to name the most popular.

Where would world music be without the Gershwin brothers? Beautiful music for all to enjoy. It will survive.

David, calm down, dear. Take a break from fretting about stupid pols and Britain not being a pure democracy, plug some headphones into your computer and drift away to the following American music:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izQsgE0L450

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbrkYDvogaY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ol9PJJN4zE

Then to cheer you up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=422-yb8TXj8

Thank you, Bob, you are in danger of bringing my blog to a halt - waddya mean that's what you intended!

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