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Author Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.

Title The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess [sound recording] / by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin.

Imprint London : Decca, p2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    B GERS PB M31CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (145 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 022455
Note Opera.
Compact discs.
Program notes and synopsis by Wayne Shirley, and libretto ([70] p.) inserted in container.
"Original 1935 production version"--Container.
"This recording includes spoken interjections recorded in the original prompter's book, as well as those based on the continuing aural performance tradition of Porgy and Bess. This printed libretto reproduces the original performance text as edited by Ira Gershwin"--P. [70] of insert.
Performer Alvy Powell, Marquita Lister, Lester Lynch, Monique McDonald, Nicole Cabell, Linda Thompson Williams, Leonard Rowe, Robert Mack, Chauncey Packer, Barron Coleman, Calvin Lee ; Nashville Symphony Chorus ; Members of the Blair Children's Chorus ; Members of the Tennessee State University Band ; Nashville Symphony Orchestra ; John Mauceri, production musical director and conductor.
Event Recorded at Andrew Jackson Hall, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, 26 February-March 1, 2006.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Librettist.
Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961. Librettist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. Librettist.
Powell, Alvy. voc
Lister, Marquita. voc
Lynch, Lester. voc
Mauceri, John. Conductor.
Blair Children's Chorus. Performer.
Tennessee State University. Band. Performer.
Nashville Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Porgy & Bess
Porgy and Bess
Standard No. 028947578772
Music No. B0007431-02 Decca

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