Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess



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30th Aug 2004




2 hours 40 minutes


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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Lawrence Winters, Camilla Williams, Inez Matthews, Avon Long, Warren Coleman

J. Rosamond Johnson Chorus, Lehman Engel

Recorded 1951

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George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Act I Scene 1: Introduction

Act I Scene 1: Summertime

Act I Scene 1: Seems like these bones

Act I Scene 1: What, that chile ain't asleep yet?... (A woman is a sometime thing)

Act I Scene 1: Here comes de honey man

Act I Scene 1: Here comes Big Boy!

Act I Scene 1: Oh, little stars

Act I Scene 1: Wake up an' hit it out

Act I Scene 2: Where is brudder Robbins?... (Gone, gone, gone)

Act I Scene 2: Come on, sister, come on, brother... (Overflow)

Act I Scene 2: Um! a saucer-buried setup, I see

Act I Scene 2: My man's gone now

Act I Scene 2: How the saucer stan' now, my sister?

Act I Scene 2: Oh, the train is at the station

Act II Scene 1: Oh, I'm a-goin' out to the Blackfish banks

Act II Scene 1: Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin'

Act II Scene 1: Mornin', Lawyer, lookin' for somebody?

Act II Scene 1: Dey's a Buckra comin'!

Act II Scene 1: Buzzard, keep on flyin'over

Act II Scene 1: 'Lo, Bess. Goin' to the picnic

Act II Scene 1: Bess, you is my woman now

Act II Scene 1: Oh, I can't sit down!

Act II Scene 2: Ha-da-da, ha-da-da

Act II Scene 2: It ain't necessarily so

Act II Scene 2: Hey there! Holt yo' holt

Act II Scene 2: Oh, what you want wid Bess?

Act II Scene 3: Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for

Act II Scene 3: Oh, Doctor Jesus

Act II Scene 3: Oh dey's so fresh an' fine

Act II Scene 3: Now de time, oh Gawd, now de time

Act II Scene 3: I loves you, Porgy

Act II Scene 3: Why you been out on that wharf so long, Clara?

Act II Scene 4: Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens... (Summertime)

Act II Scene 4: Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'

Act II Scene 4: You is a nice parcel of Christians

Act II Scene 4: A red-headed woman makes a choochoo jump its track

Act III Scene 1: Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted

Act III Scene 1: You low-lived skunk

Act III Scene 1: Summertime

Act III Scene 1: Bess, this is Crown

Act III Scene 2: Wait for us at the corner, Al

Act III Scene 2: Oh, Gawd! They goin' make him look on Crown's face!

Act III Scene 2: There's a boat that's leavin' soon for New York

Act III Scene 3: Good mornin', sistuh! Good mornin', brudder!

Act III Scene 3: It's Porgy comin' home

Act III Scene 3: Oh, Bess, oh, where's my Bess

Act III Scene 3: Bess is gone

Act III Scene 3: Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way


A woman is a sometime thing

My man's gone now

Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin'

Bess, you is my woman now

Ha-da-da, ha-da-da... It ain't necessarily so

Oh, Bess, oh, where's my Bess

Oh, Lawd, I'm on my way

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