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Show
Porgy and Bess (92)
Music
George Gershwin (829)
Lyrics
Ira Gershwin (692), DuBose Heyward (93)
Book
DuBose Heyward (93)

Recording Details

Date
November 1977
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / TX / Houston
Theatre/Venue
Houston Grand Opera
Engineer
Paul Goodman (28)
Liner Notes
Robert Kimball (32)
Conductor
John DeMain (6)
Orchestrations
Dick Hyman (46)
Performer
Donnie Ray Albert (4), Clamma Dale (2), John DeMain (6), Larry Marshall (11), Wilma Shakensnider
Notes
Recorded Nov 22, 23, & 24, 1976.
Shortcode
[r335]

Releases (5)

Format
3-CD
Label
Sony Classical
Released
2012-01-17
Barcode
886979851122
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Format
CD
Label
RCA 54680
Released
1993-05-11
Barcode
0078635468021
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Notes
Highlights on 1 CD
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16 collectors / 1 wish list
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[rl4572]
1. Porgy And Bess: Introduction And Summertime
2. Porgy And Bess: A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
3. Porgy And Bess: Where Is Brudder Robbins?; Gone, Gone, Gone; Overflow
4. Porgy And Bess: My Man's Gone Now
5. Porgy And Bess: Leavin' For The Promise' Lan'
6. Porgy And Bess: I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
7. Porgy And Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman
8. Porgy And Bess: Oh, I Can't Sit Down; I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (Reprise)
9. Porgy And Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So
10. Porgy And Bess: It's Like Dis, Crown; What You Want Wid Bess?
11. Porgy And Bess: I Loves You, Porgy
12. Porgy And Bess: There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
13. Porgy And Bess: Oh, Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess; Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way
Format
3-CD
Label
RCA RCD3 2109
Released
1990-10-25
Barcode
0078635210927
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[rl4571]
Disc: 1
1. Introduction And Jasbo Brown Blues
2. Summertime
3. 'Oh, Nobody Knows When De Lord Is Gonna Call'
4. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
5. 'Here Come De Honey Man'; Porgy's Entrance
6. 'Here Comes Big Boy!' (Entrance Of Crown And Bess)
7. 'Oh, Little Stars, Little Stars'
8. 'Wake Up An' Hit It Out'
9. Gone, Gone, Gone
10. Overflow
11. 'Well, Well, Well, A Saucer-burying Setup'
12. My Man's Gone Now
13. 'How De Saucer Stan' Now, My Sister?'
14. Leavin' For The Promise' Lan'
Disc: 2
1. It Takes A Long Pull To Get There
2. 'Mus' Be You Mens Forgot About De Picnic
3. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
4. 'Lissen There, What I Tells You'
5. I Hates Yo' Struttin Style
6. 'Mornin', Lawyer'
7. 'Dey's A Buckra Comin''
8. The Buzzard Song
9. ' 'Lo, Bess, Goin' To The Picnic?'
10. Bess, You Is My Woman
11. Oh, I Can't Sit Down
12. 'What's De Matter Wid You, Sister?'
13. I Ain't Got No Shame
14. It Ain't Necessarily So
15. Dance; 'Shame On All You Sinners'
16. 'Crown!'
17. What You Want Wid Bess?
18. 'Lemme Go, Hear Dat Boat'
19. 'Honey, Dat's All De Breakfast I Got Time For'
20. 'Take Yo' Hands Off Me, I Say'
21. 'Oh, Doctor Jesus'
22. Strawberry Woman; Honey Man; Crab Man
23. 'Now De Time, Oh, Gawd'
24. I Loves You, Porgy
Disc: 3
1. 'Why You Been Out On That Wharf So Long, Clara?'
2. 'Oh, Doctor Jesus' (Hurricane Scene); Summertime (Reprise)
3. 'What Make You So Still, Bess'; 'Oh, Dere's Somebody Knockin''
4. 'You Is A Nice Parcel Of Christians'
5. A Red-Headed Woman
6. 'Jake's Boat In De River'
7. Clara, Clara
8. 'You Low-Lived Skunk'
9. Summertime (Reprise); Death Of Crown
10. 'Wait For Us At The Corner, Al'
11. 'What Is Your Name?'
12. 'Oh, Gawd! They Goin' Make Him Look On Crown's Face!'
13. There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
14. Catfish Row Interlude
15. 'Good Mornin', Sistuh! Good Mornin', Brudder!'
16. 'It's Porgy Comin' Home'
17. Oh, Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess
18. 'Bess Is Gone'
19. Oh, Lawd, I'm On My Way
Title
Porgy and Bess - Highllights
Format
LP
Label
RCA Red Seal ARL1 4680
Released
1983
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Notes
In 1983 RCA released this single LP of highlights from the 3-Lp set.
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1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl11000]
Format
3-LP
Label
RCA Red Seal ARL3 2109
Released
1977
Lists
17 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl174]

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