Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now B

This post is a continuation of a comparison between Gershwin's original aria and Gil Evans' arrangement/re-composition. This post will focus on melody and rhythm. I will combine these rather large subjects into two posts as most of the melodies stay the same as the original. I have transposed the Gil Evans version to allow for … Continue reading Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now B

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Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now A

Over the next few posts I will be comparing Gerswhin's original aria from Porgy and Bess with Gil Evans' arrangement. This post will focus on general observations and form. General Observations - Being an opera, the original has a voice as its lead (in this case a solo soprano). Miles takes the part of the … Continue reading Re-composition #5 – My Man’s Gone Now A