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GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess (Original Cast Recordings) (1935-1942)

    

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GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess (Original Cast Recordings) (1935-1942)



Disc 1

Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira / Heyward, DuBose, lyricist(s)

  Porgy and Bess
1.   Act I: Scene 1: Overture 00:01:08
2.   Act I: Scene 1: Summertime 00:02:26
3.   Act I: Scene 1: Summertime and Crap Game 00:01:04
4.   Act I: Scene 1: A Woman is a Sometime Thing 00:01:40
5.   Act I: Scene 2: My Man's Gone Now 00:03:53
6.   Act II: Scene 1: It Takes a Long Pull to Get There 00:02:07
7.   Act II: Scene 1: I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 00:02:41
8.   Act II: Scene 1: Buzzard Song 00:03:41
9.   Act II: Scene 1: Bess, You is My Woman Now 00:04:29
10.   Act II: Scene 2: It Ain't Necessarily So 00:02:45
11.   Act II: Scene 2: What You Want Wid' Bess 00:02:58
12.   Act II: Scene 3: Street Cries: Strawberry Woman's Call / Crab man's Call 00:03:04
13.   Act II: Scene 3: I Loves You, Porgy 00:03:21
14.   Act III: Scene 1: The Requiem 00:03:52
15.   Act III: Scene 2: There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York 00:03:00
16.   Act III: Scene 3: Porgy's lament (Where is My Bess) 00:01:56
17.   Act III: Scene 3: Finale (I'm On My Way) 00:01:21
18.   It Ain't Necessarily So 00:02:42
19.   A Woman is a Sometime Thing 00:02:35
20.   Summertime 00:02:35
21.   There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York 00:02:45
22.   I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 00:02:34
23.   Bess, You is My Woman 00:03:12
24.   I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 00:02:56
25.   It Ain't Necessarily So 00:02:52


Disc 2

Gershwin, George

  Lullaby: Summertime / Livin's Easy
1.   Lullaby: Summertime / Livin's Easy 00:02:28

Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira / Heyward, DuBose, lyricist(s)

  Summertime and Crap Game
2.   Summertime and Crap Game 00:01:15
3.   A Woman is a Sometime Thing 00:02:01
4.   My Man's Gone Now 00:04:08
5.   I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 00:03:05
6.   Buzzard Song 00:03:48
7.   Bess, You is My Woman Now 00:04:55
8.   It Ain't Necessarily So 00:03:00
9.   Where is My Bess 00:03:04

Gershwin, George

  Lullaby: Summertime / Livin's Easy
10.   Lullaby: Summertime / Livin's Easy 00:02:34

Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira / Heyward, DuBose, lyricist(s)

  A Woman is a Sometime Thing
11.   A Woman is a Sometime Thing 00:02:18
12.   It Takes a Long Pull to Get There 00:03:00
13.   It Ain't Necessarily So 00:02:30

Gershwin, George
Heifetz, Jascha, arranger(s)

  Summertime
14.   Summertime 00:01:45
15.   A Woman is a Sometime Thing 00:01:48
16.   My Man's Gone Now 00:03:50
17.   It Ain't Necessarily So 00:02:28
18.   Bess, You is My Woman Now 00:03:02
19.   Tempo di Blues: There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York 00:02:51

Gershwin, George
Bennett, Robert Russell, arranger(s)

  Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
20.   Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture 00:15:48

Total Playing Time: 02:17:15






Composer(s):
Gershwin, George

Lyricist(s):
Gershwin, Ira; Heyward, DuBose

Arranger(s):
Bennett, Robert Russell; Heifetz, Jascha

Conductor(s):
Greenwood, Clifford; Shilkret, Nathaniel; Smallens, Alexander; Wallenstein, Alfred

Orchestra(s):
Decca Symphony Orchestra; Leo Reisman Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Choir(s):
Eva Jessye Choir

Artist(s):
Bay, Emmanuel; Brown, Anne; Dowdy, Helen; Duncan, Todd; Heifetz, Jascha; Jepson, Helen; Long, Avon; Matthews, Edward; Robeson, Paul; Tibbett, Lawrence

Label: Naxos Historical

Series: Great Opera Recordings

Genre: Chamber Music; Opera; Orchestral; Vocal

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.110219-20

Barcode: 0636943121924

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions


Physical Release: 01/2003

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