The Resource Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, (sound recording)

Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, (sound recording)

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward
Title variation
Collector's Porgy and Bess
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CUT
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1898-1937
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Gershwin, George
Date time place
Recorded 1935-1953
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Eleanor Steber, Helen Jepson, Risë Stevens, sopranos ; Lawrence Tibbett and Robert Merrill, baritones ; Cab Calloway ; Robert Shaw Chorale ; unnamed orchestras ; Jay Blackton, Robert Russell Bennett, Alexander Smallens, conductors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1997
  • 1913-2013
  • 1896-1960
  • 1917-2004
  • 1907-1994
  • 1909-1994
  • 1894-1981
  • 1889-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steber, Eleanor
  • Jepson, Helen
  • Stevens, Risë
  • Tibbett, Lawrence
  • Merrill, Robert
  • Calloway, Cab
  • Blackton, Jay
  • Bennett, Robert Russell
  • Smallens, Alexander
  • Robert Shaw Chorale
Series statement
Victrola America historic recordings
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Operas
Label
Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera excerpts
  • Program notes by Edward Jablonski on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summertime (Steber) (4:02) -- A woman is a sometime thing (Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale) (3:25) -- Gone, gone, gone (Robert Shaw Chorale) (4:47) -- My man's gone now (Stevens, Robert Shaw Chorale) (4:02) -- Oh, I got plenty of nuttin' (Tibbett) (2:55) -- Buzzard song (Tibbett) (3:43) -- Bess, you is my woman now (Tibbett, Jepson) (4:52) -- It ain't necessarily so (Calloway) (2:55) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess? ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale) (3:32)
Control code
37644347
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
AVM1-1742
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera excerpts
  • Program notes by Edward Jablonski on container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summertime (Steber) (4:02) -- A woman is a sometime thing (Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale) (3:25) -- Gone, gone, gone (Robert Shaw Chorale) (4:47) -- My man's gone now (Stevens, Robert Shaw Chorale) (4:02) -- Oh, I got plenty of nuttin' (Tibbett) (2:55) -- Buzzard song (Tibbett) (3:43) -- Bess, you is my woman now (Tibbett, Jepson) (4:52) -- It ain't necessarily so (Calloway) (2:55) -- Bess, oh where's my Bess? ; Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (Merrill, Robert Shaw Chorale) (3:32)
Control code
37644347
Dimensions
12 in.
Dimensions
12 in. diameter
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
microgroove fine
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono.
Publisher number
AVM1-1742
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
33 1/3 rpm (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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