Paul Whiteman, piano, with his orchestra (Piano concerto in F) ; Oscar Levant, piano ; Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (Rhapsody in. Notes Oscar Levant, Piano. With The Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Eugene Ormandy "Gems From The Classics" series. Images Comments and Reviews. George Gershwin, Oscar Levant, Eugene Ormandy, Philadelphia Orchestra, The, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, The - Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue - An. Modern recording of the original jazz band version of Rhapsody In Blue, Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy; Oscar Levant, piano. LEVANT Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Preludes 2 & 3 () - PASC Oscar Levant, Piano The Philadelphia Orchestra Conducted by Eugene Ormandy. [George Gershwin; Leonard Bernstein; Oscar Levant; André Previn; Andre Kostelanetz; Eugene Ormandy; Columbia Symphony Orchestra.; Philadelphia Orchestra.]. Thus, Levant's brisk and highly personal reading of the Rhapsody with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra (CBS ) is second only to. Levant has all the technique and volume of an orchestra unto himself, and thus his pairing with conductor Eugene Ormandy often sounds like. Oscar Levant with The Philadelphia Orch. - Eugene Ormandy, Conductor Originally by George Gershwin - Paul Whiteman and The Palais Royal Orchestra. In , Oscar Levant, a pianist, made a recording of the piece in collaboration with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Eugene Ormandy conducted the recording. In.