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The Resource Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] Ira Gershwin [and] DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]

Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] Ira Gershwin [and] DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] Ira Gershwin [and] DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
FJD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gershwin, George
Date time place
Recorded in RCA's Studio A, November 22-24, 1976
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Donnie Ray Albert, baritone ; Clamma Dale, Wilma Shakesnider, Betty Lane, sopranos ; Carol Brice, contralto ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Andrew Smith, Alexander B. Smalls, baritones ; supporting soloists, chorus, and orchestra of the Houston Grand Opera ; John DeMain, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1940
  • 1896-1983
  • 1918-1985
  • 1941-
  • 1952-
  • 1885-1940
  • 1890-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Albert, Donnie Ray
  • Dale, Clamma
  • Shakesnider, Wilma
  • Lane, Betty
  • Brice, Carol
  • Marshall, Larry
  • Smith, Andrew
  • Smalls, Alexander
  • DeMain, John
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Houston Grand Opera
Label
Porgy and Bess, George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward ; lyrics by] Ira Gershwin [and] DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "First performed in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 30, 1935. First performance of this production in Houston, July 1, 1976 and in New York, September 25, 1976."
  • Duration: ca. 3 hrs
  • Program notes, in part by Robert Kimball, synopsis, and libretto (109 p. ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
22413919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
7863521092
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
  • RCD3-2109
  • p1977
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] Ira Gershwin [and] DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • "First performed in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 30, 1935. First performance of this production in Houston, July 1, 1976 and in New York, September 25, 1976."
  • Duration: ca. 3 hrs
  • Program notes, in part by Robert Kimball, synopsis, and libretto (109 p. ill.) inserted in container
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
22413919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
7863521092
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
  • RCD3-2109
  • p1977
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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