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The Gershwin Glissando

  • Aired: 12/31/2011
  • 05:10
  • Rating: TV-G
New York Philharmonic clarinetist Ricardo Morales describes how he creates Rhapsody in Blue's signature sound. Fred Child narrates.
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The Gershwin Glissando
The Gershwin Glissando
The sound that put George Gershwin's music on the map.
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