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Vernon Duke, Composer
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DUKE, VERNON BIOGRAPHY (1903 - 1969) Vernon Duke was Russian-born as Vladimir Dukelsky, a name he continued to use for his classical compositions and poetry. He began musical studies at the Kiev Conservatory, but the Bolshevik Revolution forced his family, with connections to Russian nobility, to flee to Turkey in 1920. In 1921 he came to American where he met George Gershwin who suggested his pen name. He was commissioned in 1924 to write a ballet in Paris, and from there he traveled to L...
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Duke: Autumn in New York
Composer: Vernon Duke
Arranger: Darrell Grant
Ensemble: MJ New Quartet
Recording Date: Thu 29 Nov 2018
Autumn in New York (5:34) N/A
Duke: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra N/A
Composer: Vernon Duke
Conductor: Dmitri Yablonsky
Recording Date: Fri 30 Sep 2005
I - Maestoso (9:52) N/A
II - Adagio (9:52) N/A
III - Allegro brioso (6:54) N/A