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

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

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
George Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Heyward & Ira Gershwin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • engfreger
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gershwin, George
Date time place
Recorded Feb. 1988, Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Willard White (as Porgy), Cynthia Haymon (as Bess), Damon Evans (as Sporting Life) ; other soloists ; Glyndebourne Chorus ; London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1940
  • 1896-1983
  • 1955-
  • 1885-1940
  • 1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • White, Willard
  • Rattle, Simon
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, George
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Label
Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Based on Hayward's novel Porgy
  • Libretto in English, and summaries in English, French, and German in pamphlet (130 p. : col. ill)
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
pms00060869
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
00310853
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
CDS 7 495682
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by Heyward & Ira Gershwin, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera
  • Based on Hayward's novel Porgy
  • Libretto in English, and summaries in English, French, and German in pamphlet (130 p. : col. ill)
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 booklet
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
pms00060869
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
00310853
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
CDS 7 495682
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Subject

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