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Author Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.

Title The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

Published Bronxville, NY : PS Classics, [2012]


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 UniM Southbank CD L  CD 8705  Booklet  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Uniform title Porgy and Bess
Physical description 2 audio discs : CD Audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
Notes Opera.
"New Broadway cast recording"--Sleeve.
Music by George Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward ; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin ; musical book adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks ; musical score adapted by Diedre L. Murray ; orchestrations by William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Patrick Pacheco, synopsis, and libretto ([40] p. : ports.) included.
Contents Overture -- Summertime -- Roll them bones -- A woman is a sometime thing -- Porgy's entrance -- Crap game -- Killing of Robbins -- Gone, gone, gone -- My man's gone now -- Leaving for the promised land -- It takes a long pull to get there -- I got plenty of nothing -- I hates your strutting style -- "Picnics is all right-- " -- Bess, you is my woman now -- Oh, I can't sit down -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want with Bess? -- Oh, Doctor Jesus -- Street cries -- "I was powerful sick-- " -- I loves you, Porgy -- Storm approaches -- Oh, the Lord shake the heaven -- A red headed woman -- Oh, Doctor Jesus (reprise) -- Clara, don't you be downhearted -- Summertime (reprise) -- Death of Crown -- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York -- Bess, oh where's my Bess? -- Oh Lord, I'm on my way.
Performers Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier ; with supporting soloists ; orchestra ; Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor.
Notes Recorded Mar. 26-27, 2012 at MSR Studios, New York, NY.
Other author Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940, librettist, lyricist.
Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961, librettist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Parks, Suzan-Lori, adapter.
Murray, Diedre, adapter.
Brohn, William D., arranger of music.
Jahnke, Christopher, arranger of music.
McDonald, Audra, performer.
Lewis, Norm, 1963- performer.
Grier, David Alan, 1955 June 30- performer.
Kitsopoulos, Constantine, conductor.
Subject Operas.
Variant Title Porgy and Bess.
Standard Number 00803607120627
ISBN 9786314662592 CD
6314662591 CD
Publisher Number PS-1206 PS Classics