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Gordon Getty

1933-1976 US, Los Angeles
Composer of Classical

Gordon Peter Getty (born December 20, 1933) is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist and classical music composer, the fourth child of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. His mother, Ann Rork, was his father's fourth wife. When his father died in 1976, Gordon assumed control of Getty's US$2 billion trust. According to the Forbes 400, as of September 2011 his net worth is $2 billion, making him number 212 on the list of the richest Americans.

        
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Tiefer und Tiefer (Arr. L.P. Woolf for Cello Ensemble) on Angel Heart: A Music Storybook by Luna Pearl Woolf, Jeremy Irons, Matt Haimovitz, Uccello & Michael Morgan
The Canterville Ghost: I Fear You Are Far from Well on Getty: The Canterville Ghost by Gordon Getty, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Matthias Foremny, Anooshah Golesorkhi & Jonathan Michie
Usher House: Act I: Prologue: During the whole of a dull, dark and soundless day (Poe) on Getty: Usher House by Gordon Getty & Lawrence Foster
Usher House: Act I Scene 1: Can it be five years my friend? (Roderick, Poe) on Getty: Usher House by Gordon Getty & Lawrence Foster
The Canterville Ghost: Boo! on Getty: The Canterville Ghost by Gordon Getty, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Matthias Foremny, Anooshah Golesorkhi & Jonathan Michie
Homework Suite: IV. Berceuse on Getty, G.: Orchestral Music by Gordon Getty & Sir Neville Marriner
The Canterville Ghost: Scene 11 on Getty: The Canterville Ghost by Gordon Getty, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Matthias Foremny, Anooshah Golesorkhi & Jonathan Michie
Usher House: Act I Scene 1: She was my model in writing (Poe, Roderick, Primus, Attendant) on Getty: Usher House by Gordon Getty & Lawrence Foster
Usher House: Act I Scene 2: Lady Heliane Usher (Attendant, Roderick, Poe) on Getty: Usher House by Gordon Getty & Lawrence Foster
Usher House: Act I Scene 1: Where is my lady, o where is she gone? (Poe) on Getty: Usher House by Gordon Getty & Lawrence Foster

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Discography

Title Artist Year Type
The Canterville GhostGordon Getty, Orchestra Opera Leipzig, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Matthias Foremny2017Album
The Little Match GirlGordon Getty - Nikolai Schukoff, Melody Moore, Lester Lynch, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Asher Fisch, Ulf Schirmer2015Album
December Celebration (New Carols By Seven American Composers)Mark Adamo, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, David Garner, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie, Luna Pearl Woolf - Lisa Delan, Lester Lynch, Volti Chorus, Musicians Of The New Century Chamber Orchestra, Dawn Harms2015Album
Usher HouseGordon Getty - Christian Elsner · Etienne Dupuis · Phillip Ens · Lisa Delan With Special Guest Benedict Cumberbatch, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Lawrence Foster2013Album
Plumb Jack (Concert Version)Gordon Getty2012Album
Young AmericaGordon Getty, Eric Ericsons Kammarkör, Russian National Orchestra, Alexander Vedernikov, The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra & San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas2004Album
Gordon Getty: Joan And The Bells; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Suite No. 2Gordon Getty, Sergei Prokofiev, Lisa Delan, Vladimir Chernov, Eric Ericsons Kammarkör, Russian National Orchestra, Alexander Vedernikov2003Album
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