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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Trevor Nunn; Yves Baigneres; Greg Smith; Stephany Marks; Willard White; Cynthia Haymon; Gregg Baker; Cynthia Clarey; Marietta Simpson; Damon Evans; Paula Ingram; Gordon Hawkins; Simon Rattle; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin; Dorothy Heyward; DuBose Heyward; London Philharmonic Orchestra.; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Primetime (Firm); Homevale (Firm); Picture Music International.
|Notes:||Opera in three acts, sung in English.
Opera based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward.
|Credits:||Adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baigneres ; producers, Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price (Primetime) and Dennis Marks (BBC) ; original stage design, John Gunter.|
|Performer(s):||Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Gordon Hawkins ; The London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Chorus master, Craig Rutenberg.|
|Event notes:||Recorded at Shepperton Studios, London, November/December 1992.|
|Description:||2 videocassettes (approximately 184 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.|
|Details:||VHS; Hi-fi stereo, digitally mastered, Dolby system.|
|Contents:||This video is the adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row.|
|Series Title:||EMI classics.|
|Other Titles:||Porgy and Bess (Television program : 1993)
Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
|Responsibility:||by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release.|