The Resource The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin

Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Title
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Title variation
Porgy and Bess
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Librettist
Lyricist
Performer
Publisher
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To open the 2019-20 season, this production returned to the Met stage for the first time in nearly 30 years. The acclaimed new production of America's favorite opera is captured in this three-CD set headlined by Eric Owens and Angel Blue in the title roles. Breaking company box-office records, it was even extended for an unprecedented three additional performances in February 2020
Member of
Accompanying matter
other
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gershwin, George
Credits note
Producer, David Frost
Date of event
2019 September 23 and October 16
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded live
PerformerNote
Angel Blue, Latonia Moore, Golda Schultz, sopranos ; Frederick Ballentine, tenor ; Eric Owens, bass-baritone ; Alfred Walker, bass ; with supporting soloists ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; David Robertson, conductor
Place of event
the Metropolitan Opera
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1940
  • 1890-1961
  • 1896-1983
  • 1984-
  • 1970-
  • 1958-
  • 1890-1961
  • 1885-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Blue, Angel
  • Moore, Latonia
  • Schultz, Golda
  • Ballentine, Frederick
  • Owens, Eric
  • Walker, Alfred
  • Robertson, David
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Opera in three acts
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes (16 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Here comes Big Boy!
  • Oh, little stars, little stars
  • Jesus, he's killed him!
  • Where is brother Robbins?
  • Come on sister, come on brother
  • A saucer-burying setup, I see
  • My man's gone now
  • How de saucer stan' now, my sister?
  • Oh, the train at the station
  • Disc 2.
  • Disc 1.
  • Oh, I'm a-goin out to de Blackfish Banks
  • Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic
  • Oh, I got plenty o'nuttin'
  • Listen there what I tells you?
  • Mornin', Lawyer
  • 'Lo, Bess, goin' to picnic?
  • Bess, you is my woman now
  • Oh, I can't sit down!
  • What's de matter wid you, sister?
  • I ain' got no shame
  • Introduction
  • It ain't necessarily so
  • Shame on all you sinners!
  • Oh, what you want wid Bess?
  • Lemme go, hear dat boat
  • Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for
  • Take yo' hands off me, I say
  • Oh Doctor Jesus
  • Oh, dey's so fresh an' fine
  • Now de time, oh Gawd
  • I wants to stay here - I loves you Porgy
  • Summertime
  • Why you been out on dat wharf so long, Clara?
  • Oh, Doctor Jesus
  • Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens
  • One of dese mornin's
  • Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'
  • You is a nice parcel of Christians
  • If Gawd want to kill me
  • A red-headed woman
  • Jake's boat, in de river
  • Disc 3.
  • Oh, nobody knows when de Lawd is goin' to call
  • Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted
  • You low-lived skunk
  • Summertime (reprise)
  • Wait for us over there, Al
  • Oh Gawd! They goin' make him look on Crown's face!
  • There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York
  • Good mornin' sistuh! Good mornin' brudder
  • It's Porgy comin' home!
  • Oh, Bess, oh where's my Bess
  • Bess is gone
  • Seem like dese bones
  • Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way
  • Summertime (reprise)
  • Give him to me
  • Here come de honey man
Control code
on1149540662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2 hr., 43 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
810004201187
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
810004201187
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1149540662
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Opera in three acts
  • Title from disc label
  • Program notes (16 unnumbered pages : portraits) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Here comes Big Boy!
  • Oh, little stars, little stars
  • Jesus, he's killed him!
  • Where is brother Robbins?
  • Come on sister, come on brother
  • A saucer-burying setup, I see
  • My man's gone now
  • How de saucer stan' now, my sister?
  • Oh, the train at the station
  • Disc 2.
  • Disc 1.
  • Oh, I'm a-goin out to de Blackfish Banks
  • Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic
  • Oh, I got plenty o'nuttin'
  • Listen there what I tells you?
  • Mornin', Lawyer
  • 'Lo, Bess, goin' to picnic?
  • Bess, you is my woman now
  • Oh, I can't sit down!
  • What's de matter wid you, sister?
  • I ain' got no shame
  • Introduction
  • It ain't necessarily so
  • Shame on all you sinners!
  • Oh, what you want wid Bess?
  • Lemme go, hear dat boat
  • Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for
  • Take yo' hands off me, I say
  • Oh Doctor Jesus
  • Oh, dey's so fresh an' fine
  • Now de time, oh Gawd
  • I wants to stay here - I loves you Porgy
  • Summertime
  • Why you been out on dat wharf so long, Clara?
  • Oh, Doctor Jesus
  • Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens
  • One of dese mornin's
  • Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'
  • You is a nice parcel of Christians
  • If Gawd want to kill me
  • A red-headed woman
  • Jake's boat, in de river
  • Disc 3.
  • Oh, nobody knows when de Lawd is goin' to call
  • Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted
  • You low-lived skunk
  • Summertime (reprise)
  • Wait for us over there, Al
  • Oh Gawd! They goin' make him look on Crown's face!
  • There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York
  • Good mornin' sistuh! Good mornin' brudder
  • It's Porgy comin' home!
  • Oh, Bess, oh where's my Bess
  • Bess is gone
  • Seem like dese bones
  • Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way
  • Summertime (reprise)
  • Give him to me
  • Here come de honey man
Control code
on1149540662
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (2 hr., 43 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
810004201187
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
810004201187
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1149540662
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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