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Author: George GershwinIra GershwinDuBose HeywardLeontyne PriceWilliam WarfieldAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : RCA Victor Gold Seal : BMG Classics : Distributed by BMG Music, 1988.
Series: Gold Seal.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Operas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Excerpts
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin; DuBose Heyward; Leontyne Price; William Warfield; John W Bubbles; McHenry Boatwright; Skitch Henderson; RCA Victor Orchestra.; RCA Victor Chorus.
OCLC Number: 20789282
Notes: Opera excerpts.
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward.
Originally released in 1963 as RCA Victor: LM 2679 (mono.) and LSC 2679 (stereo).
Compact disc.
Program notes in part by Edward Jablonski (13 p. : ports.) in English with German, French, and Italian translations inserted in container.
Performer(s): Leontyne Price, soprano ; William Warfield, baritone ; John W. Bubbles, tenor ; McHenry Boatwright, baritone ; other singers ; RCA Victor Orchestra and Chorus ; Skitch Henderson, conductor.
Event notes: Recorded in May 1963.
Description: 1 sound disc (48 min., 14 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction ; Summertime (4:53) --
A woman is a sometime thing (1:52) --
Gone, gone, gone (6:09) --
My man's gone now (4:05) --
I got plenty o' nuttin' (2:49) --
Bess, you is my woman now (5:04) --
It ain't necessarily so (2:55) --
What you want wid Bess? (7:58) --
I loves you, Porgy (2:21) --
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (3:58) --
Oh, Bess, oh, where's my Bess (4:14) --
Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way (1:21).
Series Title: Gold Seal.
Other Titles: Porgy and Bess.
Responsibility: Gershwin.

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