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Author Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

Title Great scenes from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess [sound recording].

Imprint New York : BMG Classics, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B GERS PB P12CD    Available
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B GERS PB P12CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera excerpts.
Compact disc.
"High performance"--Container.
Contents Introduction ; Summertime (4:53) -- A woman is a sometime thing (1:53) -- Gone, gone, gone (6:07) -- My man's gone now (4:06) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' (2:52) -- Bess, you is my woman (5:04) -- It ain't necessarily so (2:56) -- What you want wid Bess? (8:00) -- I loves you, Porgy (2:22) -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (3:58) -- Oh Bess, oh where's my Bess? (4:13) -- Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (1:24).
Credits Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin; libretto by DuBose Heyward.
Performer Leontyne Price, Berniece Hall, Maeretha Stewart, Barbara Webb, sopranos ; Miriam Burton, mezzo-soprano ; John Bubbles, Robert Henson, tenors ; William Warfield, Alonzo Jones, McHenry Boatwright, baritones ; RCA Victor Orchestra and Chorus ; Skitch Henderson, conductor ; Leonard de Paur, chorus director.
Event Recorded May 13-17, 1963, at the St. George Hotel, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Language Sung in English.
Subject Operas -- Excerpts
Added Author Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 Librettist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 Librettist.
Price, Leontyne voc
Bubbles, John W. voc
Warfield, William. voc
Henson, Robert, (Tenor) voc
Webb, Barbara, (Soprano) voc
Burton, Miriam voc
Jones, Alonzo voc
Hall, Berniece. voc
Boatwright, McHenry, 1928-1994 voc
Stewart, Maeretha. voc
De Paur, Leonard Conductor.
Henderson, Skitch, 1918-2005 Conductor.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy
RCA Victor Orchestra Performer.
RCA Victor Chorus Performer.
Added Title Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess. Selections
Standard No. 09026631222
Music No. 09026 63312-2 BMG Classics
09026-63312-2 BMG Classics

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