Porgy & Bess original Broadway cast
|Format:||Music CD 1992|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
ContentsOverture ; and, Summertime
A woman is a sometime thing/Introducing Summertime (Edward Matthews, Harriet Jackson)
My man's gone now
It take a long pull to get there (Edward Matthews)
I got plenty o' nuttin'
Bess, you is my woman
It ain't necessarily so
What you want wid Bess?
Strawberry woman's call/Crab man's call (Helen Dowdy, Gladys Goode; William Woolfolk, Georgette Harvey)
I loves you, Porgy
There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York (with Avon Long)
Porgy's lament and finale
I got plenty o' nuttin (Avon Long with Leo Reisman's orchestra; recorded Apr. 1942).
|Publisher|| Universal City, CA :MCA Classics,1992
|Other Titles|| Porgy and Bess.
Decca presents selections from George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Brown, Anne, 1912-2009, performer.
Duncan, Todd, performer.
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972, conductor.
Eva Jessye Choir, performer.
Decca Symphony Orchestra, performer.
Anne Brown, soprano ; Todd Duncan, baritone ; other singers ; Eva Jessye Choir ; Decca Symphony Orchestra ; Alexander Smallens, conductor.
"Originally released as two separate 'Selections from' 78 r.p.m. albums, Decca 145 and Decca 283, in 1940 and 1942, respectively, except for Avon Long's 'I got plenty o' nuttin',' originally released 1942 as Decca 78 r.p.m. single 18323"--Insert.
Original liner notes by Louis Untermeyer and reissue notes by Max O. Preeo (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.