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George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess .

Author/Creator:
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 composer.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1984?]
Format/Description:
Sound recording
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library.
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Other Title:
Porgy and Bess.
Subjects:
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Operas.
Streaming audio.
System Details:
digital
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Contents:
Introduction ; Jasbo Brown blues (5:07)
Summertime (2:26)
Oh, nobody knows when de Lord is gonna call (6:15)
A woman is a sometime thing (2:12)
Here come de honey man (4:58)
Here comes Big Boy (6:57)
Oh, little stars, little stars (4:12)
Wake up an' hit it out (4:36)
Gone, gone, gone (3:32)
Overflow (2:32)
Well, well, well, a saucer-burying setup (3:35)
My man's gone now (4:44)
How's de saucer stan' now, my sister? (2:06)
Leavin' for the Promise' Lan' (4:33).
It takes a long pull to get there (3:19)
Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic (0:39)
I got plenty o' nuttin' (2:47)
Lissen there, what I tells you (1:12)
I hates yo' struttin' style (1:08)
Mornin', Lawyer (4:20)
Dey's a Buckra comin' (2:23)
The buzzard song (3:21)
Lo, Bess, goin' to the picnic? (3:20)
Bess, you is my woman (6:01)
Oh, I can't sit down (1:37)
What's de matter wid you, sister? (2:34)
I ain't got no shame (2:42)
It ain't necessarily so (3:11)
Shame on all you sinners (2:18)
Crown (4:07)
What you want wid Bess? (2:58)
Lemme go, hear dat boat (2:30)
Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for (2:30)
Take yo' hands off me, I say (2:32)
Oh, doctor Jesus (2:18)
Strawberry woman ; Honey man ; Crab man (3:11)
Now de time, oh, Gawd (3:26)
I loves you, Porgy (3:45).
Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara? (2:24)
Oh, Doctor Jesus ; Summertime (reprise) (4:48)
What make you so still, Bess ; Oh, dere's somebody knockin' (1:53)
You is a nice parcel of Christians (4:17)
A read-headed woman (1:39)
Jake's boat in de river (3:00)
Clara, Clara (3:47)
You low-lived skunk (1:58)
Summertime (reprise) ; Death of Crown (4:26)
Wait for us at the corner, Al (4:08)
What is your name (3:46)
Oh, Gawd, They goin' make him look on Crown's face (1:55)
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (4:08)
Catfish Row interlude (3:22)
Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder! (2:21)
It's Porgy comin' home (6:18)
Oh, Bess, where's my Bess (2:28)
Bess is gone (1:49)
Oh, lawd, I'm on my way (1:38).
Participant:
Clamma Dale, Wilma Shakesnider, Betty Lane, sopranos ; Carol Brice, contralto ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Donnie Ray Albert, Andrew Smith, Alexander B. Smalls, baritones ; supporting soloists ; chorus and orchestra of the Houston Grand Opera ; John DeMain, conductor.
Notes:
Opera in 3 acts.
Recorded 1976 November 22-24 RCA's Studio A.
Libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward.
Hard copy version record.
Contributor:
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940, lyricist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Dale, Clamma, singer.
Shakesnider, Wilma, singer.
Lane, Betty, singer.
Brice, Carol, 1918-1985, singer.
Marshall, Larry (Tenor) singer.
Albert, Donnie Ray, singer.
Smith, Andrew, 1941- singer.
Smalls, Alexander, 1952- singer.
DeMain, John, conductor.
Houston Grand Opera, performer.
Contains:
Container of: Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy.
Other format:
Source record: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess.
OCLC:
959923798
Publisher Number:
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888880792792 RCA Records
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