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George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

Composer:
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 [Browse]
Format:
Audio
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, N.Y. : RCA Red Seal, [1984?]
Description:
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Series:
Naxos Music Library. [More in this series]
Notes:
  • Opera in 3 acts.
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward.
Time and place of event:
Recorded 1976 November 22-24 RCA's Studio A.
Source of description:
Hard copy version record.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
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.
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).
Subject(s):
Operas [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
  • Operas.
  • Streaming audio.
Contains:
Other title(s):
Porgy and Bess.
Publisher no.:
888880792792
International Standard Recording Code:
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