Nov 21, 2018
Very few pieces of American classical music are as iconic as Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, which makes it the perfect piece to dive into to accompany your Thanksgiving travel! We'll talk about the amazing circumstances of the piece's premiere, the criticism of it, the difficulty of crossing the bridge between jazz and classical music, and of course, the piece itself with its unforgettable tunes and unorthodox structure. Is this classical music? Or is it jazz? Find out this week! Happy Thanksgiving!