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The Resource Porgy and Bess : [opera in 3 acts], Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)

Porgy and Bess : [opera in 3 acts], Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)

Label
Porgy and Bess : [opera in 3 acts]
Title
Porgy and Bess
Title remainder
[opera in 3 acts]
Statement of responsibility
Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gershwin, George
Date time place
"The world premiere complete recording!"
Dewey number
G381p3
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English
LC call number
M1500
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Willard White, bass ; Leona Mitchell, soprano ; McHenry Boatwright, bass-baritone; François Clemmons, tenor; Barbara Hendricks, soprano ; Florence Quivar, Barbara Conrad, mezzo-sopranos ; Arthur Thompson, baritone ; supporting soloists ; Cleveland Orchestra Chorus ; Cleveland Orchestra ; Lorin Maazel, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-1994
  • 1942-2004
  • 1930-2014
  • 1885-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • White, Willard
  • Mitchell, Leona
  • Boatwright, McHenry
  • Clemmons, François
  • Hendricks, Barbara
  • Quivar, Florence
  • Conrad, Barbara
  • Thompson, Arthur
  • Maazel, Lorin
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Cleveland Orchestra
  • Cleveland Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Porgy and Bess : [opera in 3 acts], Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Founded on the play Porgy by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Duration: about 3 hrs
  • Program notes, in part by Lehmen Engel, and libretto (32 p., ill.) laid in
Bar code
31223118222950
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jazzbo Brown blues -- Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing -- Here comes de honey man -- They pass by singin' -- s. 2. Oh little stars -- Gone, gone, gone -- Overflow -- My man's gone now -- Leavin' for the promised lan' -- s. 3. It take a long pull to get there -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- Oh, I can't sit down -- s. 4. Ain't got no shame -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess -- Oh doctor Jesus -- Strawberry woman -- Crab man -- I loves you Porgy -- s. 5. Oh, Hev'nly Father -- Oh, de Lawd shake the heavens -- Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do' -- A red headed woman -- Clara, Clara -- Death of Crown -- s. 6. There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York -- Good Mornin' Sistuh -- Oh, Bess oh, where's my Bess -- Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Lccn
75751024
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
OSA 13116 (OS.26461--OS.26463)
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • 3324831
  • (OCoLC)3324831
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Porgy and Bess : [opera in 3 acts], Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] DuBose Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Founded on the play Porgy by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Duration: about 3 hrs
  • Program notes, in part by Lehmen Engel, and libretto (32 p., ill.) laid in
Bar code
31223118222950
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jazzbo Brown blues -- Summertime -- A woman is a sometime thing -- Here comes de honey man -- They pass by singin' -- s. 2. Oh little stars -- Gone, gone, gone -- Overflow -- My man's gone now -- Leavin' for the promised lan' -- s. 3. It take a long pull to get there -- I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Buzzard song -- Bess, you is my woman -- Oh, I can't sit down -- s. 4. Ain't got no shame -- It ain't necessarily so -- What you want wid Bess -- Oh doctor Jesus -- Strawberry woman -- Crab man -- I loves you Porgy -- s. 5. Oh, Hev'nly Father -- Oh, de Lawd shake the heavens -- Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do' -- A red headed woman -- Clara, Clara -- Death of Crown -- s. 6. There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York -- Good Mornin' Sistuh -- Oh, Bess oh, where's my Bess -- Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic
Lccn
75751024
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog 33 1/3 rpm, stereo.
Publisher number
OSA 13116 (OS.26461--OS.26463)
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • 3324831
  • (OCoLC)3324831
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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