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Rhapsody in Blue [Colored Vinyl] PRE-ORDER

Rhapsody in Blue [Colored Vinyl] PRE-ORDER

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Béla Fleck Rhapsody in Blue limited edition blue swirl LP in gold foil gatefold

The latest project from banjo great Béla Fleck expands and explores George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue by paying homage to the legendary composer while redefining an American classic—just in time for its centennial. Available February 12, a hundred years to the day Gershwin premiered the work at Aeolian Hall in New York City, Fleck’s Rhapsody in Blue album includes three variations: “Rhapsody in Blue(grass),” “Rhapsody in Blue(s),” and the classic orchestration, but with banjo featured instead of piano, performed by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Eric Jacobson. The set also features Gershwin’s “Rialto Ripples” and “Unidentified Piece for Banjo,” an unrecorded and unreleased gem discovered at the Library of Congress.

Track Listing 

Rhapsody in Blue(grass)
Unidentified Piece for Banjo
Rhapsody in Blue (featuring Eric Jacobson & the Virginia Symphony Orchestra)
Rhapsody in Blue(s) (feat. Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Victor Wooten)
Rialto Ripples 
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