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29th July 1958
Part of three albums (2nd Porgy and Bess) with Gil Evans as
arranger ­ aimed to promote new styles of jazz.
A sinuously twisting main theme forms the basis of Evans'
interpretation. He retains the original key and tempo but
doesn't include the faster contrasting sections that…

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Tuba provides depth to the large brass section. (double bass
not strong enough on its own)
Pizz. Triplets in the double bass form a six-bar decorated tonic
pedal in the introduction.
Alto flute and bass clarinet give darker woodwind sounds in low
registers where they do not cut across the…

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