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Porgy & Bess [sound recording] / music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Dubose Heyward and Ira Gershwin.

Author/Creator:
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Verve, [2008]
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Verve originals.
Verve originals
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Standardized Title:
Porgy and Bess. Selections
Other Title:
Porgy and Bess
Subjects:
Operas -- Excerpts.
Jazz vocals.
Popular music -- 1951-1960.
Form/Genre:
Operas -- Excerpts.
Jazz vocals.
Popular music -- 1951-1960.
Contents:
Overture (10:52)
Summertime (4:58)
I wants to stay here (4:37)
My man's gone now (4:02)
I got plenty o' nuttin' (3:52)
Buzzard song (2:58)
Bess, you is my woman now (5:29)
It ain't necessarily so (6:35)
What you want wid Bess? (2:00)
A woman is a sometime thing (4:47)
Oh, Doctor Jesus (2:01)
Medley. Here come de honey man/Crab man/Oh, dey's so fresh and fine (Strawberry woman) (3:29)
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (4:54)
Bess, oh where's my Bess? (2:36)
Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way (2:57).
Participant:
Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, vocals ; orchestra ; Russell Garcia, conductor.
Notes:
Compact disc.
Excerpts from the opera.
Reissue of: Verve MG 4011-2 (1959).
Recorded Aug. 18-Oct. 15, 1957.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Joseph B. Glossberg Fund.
Contributor:
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Fitzgerald, Ella.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971.
Garcia, Russell.
Joseph B. Glossberg Fund.
OCLC:
262426505
Publisher Number:
602517448209
00602517448209 gtin-14
B0009790-02 Verve
MG 4011-2 Verve