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George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess

by Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.

Format: Music CD 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual CD #4471 JAZ
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  CD #4471 JAZ
Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess suite.

Additional Information
Subjects Operas -- Excerpts.
Operas -- Excerpts, Arranged.
Popular music -- 1951-1960.
Publisher Oakhurst, NJ :Jazz Heritage,2003
Other Titles Porgy and Bess.
Porgy and Bess.
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Contributors Tormé, Mel, 1925-1999.
Faye, Frances.
Garcia, Russell.
Collins, Al.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess.
Bethlehem Orchestra.
Australian Jazz Quintet.
Pat Moran Quartet.
Stan Levey Group.
Participants/Performers Mel Tormé, Frances Faye, Betty Roché, George Kirby, Johnny Hartman, Sallie Blair, Frank Rosolino, Loulie Jean Norman, Joe Derise, Bob Dorough, supporting singers ; Bethlehem Orchestra ; Russ Garcia, musical director and conductor ; Al "Jazzbo" Collins, narrator ; Duke Ellington and his famous orchestra ; Australian Jazz Quintet ; Pat Moran Quartet ; Stan Levey Group.
Language English
Notes Jazz arrangement of the opera composed by George Gershwin with lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. The 2nd work an edited instrumental suite from Russ Garcia's orchestration.
Previously released by Avenue Jazz.
Compact discs.
Program and production notes and synopsis (43 p.) inserted.
Description 2 audio discs : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
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