HUMORESKE

Latest update on 24/11/2015

Artist: Antonin Dvorák
Author: Antonin Dvorak
Year: 1894

Piano piece #7 (in G flat Major) from his Humoresken, op. 101. Originally written for violin. Uses substantial parts of the American Plantation Dances written by Maurice Arnold Strothotte, one of Dvorak's 'most promising and gifted' (black) American pupils.

Covers:

1910:

Mischa Elman [violin/piano version as Humoresque for Victor]

1926:

William Robyn [as I'd Climb The Highest Mountain; adapt: Lew Brown, lyrics: Sidney Clare]

1926:

Al Jolson [idem]

1926:

Roger Wolfe Kahn & Orch. [idem]

1930s:

Comedian Harmonists [as Humoreske (Eine Kleine Frulingsweise); also in French as Humoresque]

1937:

Emilio Caceres [as Humoresque In Swingtime]

1940:

Ink Spots [as I'd Climb The Highest Mountain]

1944:

Guy Lombardo

1946:

Isaac Stern [dubbing for John Garfield in film Humoresque, starring Joan Crawford]

1950:

David Rose

1957:

Platters

1961:

Skyrockets [as Guitar Humoresque]

1964:

Billy Vaughn [as Humoresque Boogie, hit GER]

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