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The George Gershwin Reader$
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Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195327113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.001.0001

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George Gershwin: “Our New National Anthem” (1925)

George Gershwin: “Our New National Anthem” (1925)

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24 George Gershwin: “Our New National Anthem” (1925)
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The George Gershwin Reader
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Robert Wyatt

John Andrew Johnson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0024

This chapter presents an essay by George Gershwin about jazz music and its possible future role in American music, which was published in the August 1924 issue Theatre Magazine. In this essay, Gershwin acknowledges that the true importance of jazz in American music is a subject over which controversy has raged back and forth. He expresses his opinion that jazz is going to revolutionize American music and that it will become absorbed in the great musical tradition as all other forms of music.

Keywords:   George Gershwin, jazz, American music, forms of music, musical tradition

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