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Composer(s): George Gershwin (26 Sep 1898 - 11 Jul 1937)
Work identifier: M4452
Real Name: Porgy and Bess
Display Name: Porgy and Bess
Composed: c. 1935
First Performed: 10 Oct 1935
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre: Stage + Screen
Genre Type: Piece
Opera
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Voices
Opera Orchestra
Librettist(s): DuBose
Heyward
I. Gershwin
Mvt. 1Act I: Jasbo Brown Blues  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Act I: Summertime  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Act I: A woman is a sometime thing  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Act I: Here come de honey man  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Act I: The Pass By Singin’  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Act I: Oh Little Stars  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Act I: Gone, Gone, Gone  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Act I: Overflow My man’s gone now  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Act I: Leavin ‘for the promise’ lan’  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Act II: It take a longpull to get there  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 11Act II: I got plenty o’ nuttin’  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 12Act II: Buzzard Song  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 13Act II: Bess you is my woman  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 14Act II: Oh, I can’t sit down  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 15Act II: I ain’ got no shame  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 16Act II: It ain’t necessarily so  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 17Act II: What you want wid Bess?  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 18Act II: Oh, doctor Jesus  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 19Act II: Strawberry Woman  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 20Act II: Crab Man  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 21Act II: I loves you, Porgy  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 22Act II: Oh, Hev’nly Father  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 23Act II: Oh, de Lawd shake de heavens  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 24Act II: Oh, dere’s somebody knockin’ at de do’  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 25Act II: A red Headed Woman  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 26Act III: Clara, Clara  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 27Act III: There’s a boat dat’s leavin’ soon for New York  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 28Act III: Good mornin’, sistuh!  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 29Act III: Oh, Bess, oh where’s my Bess  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 30Act III: Oh Lawd, I’m on my way  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 31Medley: Overture - Summertime - It Ain't Necessarily So - I Loves You, Porgy  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 32Introduction and Jazzbo Brown  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 33My Man's Gone Now  (Voices, Opera Orchestra)
Composer(s): George Gershwin (26 Sep 1898 - 11 Jul 1937)
Recording identifier: M2147502124
Real Name: Porgy and Bess
Display Name: Porgy and Bess
Composed: c. 1935
First Performed: 10 Oct 1935
Genre: Jazz & Blues
Genre: Nostalgia
Genre Type: Ballad
Standards
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Voices
Jazz Ensemble
Librettist(s): DuBose
Heyward
I. Gershwin
Soloists: Sarah Vaughan (Female vocal)
Label: MRI
Catalogue Number: DIBCD003
CD Media ID: D405