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Author Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.

Uniform Title Porgy and Bess. Selections
Title Porgy & Bess : original Broadway cast / all songs written by George Gershwin, DuBoss [i.e. DuBose] Heyward, Ira Gershwin ; except "The requiem" written by George Gershwin.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : MCA Classics, 1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Eva Jessye Collection  792.6 G323p 1992    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Series Broadway gold
Broadway gold.
Performer Anne Brown, soprano ; Todd Duncan, baritone ; other singers ; Eva Jessye Choir ; Decca Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Smallens, conductor.
Event Recorded May 1940 and May 1942.
Note "Originally released as two separate 'Selections from' 78 r.p.m. albums, Decca 145 and Decca 283, in 1940 and 1942, respectively, except for Avon Long's 'I got plenty o' nuttin', ' originally released 1942 as Decca 78 r.p.m. single 18323"--Insert.
Compact disc.
Original liner notes by Louis Untermeyer, and reissue notes by Max O. Preeo (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Overture ; and, Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing ; Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson) -- My man's gone now -- It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews) -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess? -- Strawberry woman's call ; Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey) -- I loves you, Porgy -- The requiem -- There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long) -- Porgy's lament and finale -- I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
Subject Operas -- Excerpts.
Operas -- Excerpts. (OCoLC)fst01046203
Genre/Form Original cast recordings. (OCoLC)fst01919889
Original cast recordings.
Male vocals.
Added Author Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Lyricist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. Lyricist.
Brown, Anne, 1912-2009. Performer.
Duncan, Todd. Performer.
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972. Conductor.
Eva Jessye Choir. Performer.
Decca Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Added Title Porgy and Bess
Note Title on container: Decca presents selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess
Added Title Summertime.
Woman is a sometime thing.
My man's gone now.
It take a long pull to get there.
I got plenty o' nuttin'.
Buzzard song.
Bess, you is my woman.
It ain't necessarily so.
What you want wid Bess?
Strawberry woman's call.
Crab man's call.
I loves you, Porgy.
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York.
Porgy's lament and finale.
Standard No. 008811052027
Music No. MCAD 10520 MCA Classics
145 Decca
283 Decca
18323 Decca

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