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Nathaniel Shilkret | Nathaniel Shilkret

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Oct.25.2011
  This was George Gershwin's last orchestral work. It was written for the shipboard dog-walking scene in the film Shall We Dance. That film was released in May 1937, the orchestra led by Nathaniel Shilkret. According to witnesses, Gershwin quickly improvised the tune on the movie set. He then...