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George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

Title
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Author
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937
Publication
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1984?]

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Additional Authors
  • Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940
  • Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983
  • Dale, Clamma
  • Shakesnider, Wilma
  • Lane, Betty
  • Brice, Carol, 1918-1985
  • Marshall, Larry (Tenor)
  • Albert, Donnie Ray
  • Smith, Andrew, 1941-
  • Smalls, Alexander, 1952-
  • DeMain, John
  • Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
  • Houston Grand Opera, performer.
Description
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Alternative Title
Porgy and Bess.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Operas.
  • Streaming audio.
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts.
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward.
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).
LCCN
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OCLC
959923798
Author
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937, composer.
Title
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Publisher
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1984?]
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Digital File Characteristics
audio file
Performer
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.
Event
Recorded 1976 November 22-24 RCA's Studio A.
Source of description
Hard copy version record.
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Added Author
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.
Container of (work): Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy.
Houston Grand Opera, performer.
Other Form:
Source record: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1984?], p1977 (DLC) 2012621204 (OCoLC)22413919
Other Standard Identifier
USBC17600294
USBC17600295
USBC17600296
USBC17600297
USBC17600298
USBC17600299
USBC17600300
USBC17600301
USBC17600302
USBC17600303
USBC17600304
USBC17600305
USBC17600306
USBC17600307
USBC17600308
USBC17600309
USBC17600310
USBC17600311
USBC17600312
USBC17600313
USBC17600314
USBC17600315
USBC17600316
USBC17600317
USBC17600318
USBC17600319
USBC17600320
USBC17600321
USBC17600322
USBC17600323
USBC17600324
USBC17600325
USBC17600326
USBC17600327
USBC17600328
USBC17600329
USBC17600330
USBC17600120
USBC17600331
USBC17600332
USBC17600333
USBC17600334
USBC17600335
USBC17600336
USBC17600337
USBC17600338
USBC17600339
USBC17600340
USBC17600341
USBC17600349
USBC17600348
USBC17600347
USBC17600346
USBC17600345
USBC17600344
USBC17600343
USBC17600342
Publisher No.
888880792792 RCA Records
Branch Call Number
eNYPL Music
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