Title, Duration, Place, Year, Publisher, Dedicated to, Premiere (performer(s), place, date)

GERSHWINESCA, 12', Bayonne/Chatou, 2000, Schott, to Wayne Marshall, Wayne Marshall, RFH, London, 30.04.01


Naji Hakim wrote Gershwinesca to the English piano and organ virtuoso, Wayne Marshall. The rhapsodic piece  pays a tribute from beyond the oceans to George Gershwin, by recalling, in a witty and humorous rondo form, several themes of the American great symphonic jazz composer.


Naji Hakim a composé Gershwinesca pour le pianiste et organiste virtuose, Wayne Marshall. La pièce, de conception rhapsodique, rend hommage à George Gershwin, en rappelant, dans un rondo spirituel et humouristique, différents thèmes du grand compositeur américain de jazz symphonique.



Naji Hakim : Gershwinesca, page 1, excerpt from the autograph manuscript