Selections from Porgy and Bess Blue Monday
|Format:||Music CD 1998|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
ContentsSelections from Porgy and Bess. Act I. Introduction ; Summertime ; A woman is a sometime thing ; Gone, gone, gone ; Overflow ; My man's gone now ; Leavin' for the promise lan' ; Act II. I got plenty o' nuttin' ; Bess, you is my woman now ; Oh, I can't sit down ; I ain't got no shame ; It ain't necessarily so ; I loves you, Porgy ; Act III. Opening scene ; Lonely boy ; Oh, Bess, O where's my Bess ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (47:00).
|Publisher|| Cleveland, OH :Telarc,1998
|Other Titles|| Blue Monday.
Porgy and Bess.
Porgy and Bess
1885-1940, librettist, lyricist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard), 1896-1950, lyricist.
Barnes, Sebronette, 1958- performer.
Blackwell, Harolyn, performer.
Brown, Angela M. (Angela Marie), 1963- performer.
Lister, Marquita, performer.
Walker, Kirk (Tenor), performer.
Young, Thomas, 1962- performer.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994, performer.
Baker, Gregg, performer.
Caldwell, William Henry, performer.
Craig, Lawrence, performer.
Kunzel, Erich, conductor.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Blue Monday.
Central State University (Wilberforce, Ohio). Chorus, performer.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, performer.
Sebronette Barnes (1st work), Harolyn Blackwell (1st work), Angela Brown (1st work), Marquita Lister, sopranos ; Kirk Walker (2nd work), Thomas Young (2nd work), Cab Calloway (1st work), tenors ; Gregg Baker, William Henry Caldwell (2nd work), Lawrence Craig (2nd work), baritones ; Central State University Chorus ; Cincinnati Pops Orchestra ; Erich Kunzel, conductor.
Opera excerpts (1st work) and an "opera à la Afro-American" (2nd work).
Libretto by DuBose Heyward, based on his novel Porgy; lyrics by Heyward and Ira Gershwin (1st work); B.G. De Sylva, lyrics (2nd work).
Contains the opening scene and duet Lonely boy for Act 3 of Porgy and Bess, cut from the original; and a new version of Blue Monday. Both works reconstructed and edited from Gershwin's mss. in the Library of Congress by Erich Kunzel.
Duration (2nd work): 24:19.
Program notes by Edward Jablonski and Erich Kunzel, synopses, and biographical notes on the performers (15 p.) inserted in container.
1 audio disc : digital, surround sound ; 4 3/4 in.