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The Resource Porgy and Bess, San Francisco Opera ; by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock

Porgy and Bess, San Francisco Opera ; by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
San Francisco Opera ; by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock
Title variation
Gershwins'
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Contributor
Costume designer
Film director
Film producer
Librettist
Lighting designer
Performer
Production company
Publisher
Stage director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • jpn
  • kor
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"George Gershwin miraculously melded classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in this quintessentially American masterpiece about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that sustains them both"--Container
Cataloging source
TDF
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Set designer, Peter J. Davison ; costume designer, Paul Tazewell ; lighting designer, Mark McCullough ; choreographer, Denni Sayers
Date of event
2009 June
Language note
Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Japanese, and Korean
Other event information
Recorded live
PerformerNote
Eric Owens (Porgy) ; Laquita Mitchell (Bess) ; Lester Lynch (Crown) ; Chauncey Packer (Sportin' Life) ; Karen Slack (Serena) ; Alteouise deVaughn (Maria) ; Eric Greene (Jake) ; Angel Blue (Clara) ; Michael Austin (Robbins) ; Michael Bragg (Mingo) ; supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Chorus ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra ; John DeMain, conductor
Place of event
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1937,
  • 1885-1940,
  • 1896-1983,
  • 1890-1961
  • 1970-
  • 1984-
  • 1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gershwin, George
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Zambello, Francesca,
  • Zamacona, Frank,
  • Koplos, Jessica,
  • Shilvock, Matthew,
  • Owens, Eric
  • Mitchell, Laquita,
  • Lynch, Lester,
  • Packer, Chauncey,
  • Slack, Karen,
  • Greene, Eric
  • Blue, Angel
  • Austin, Michael
  • Bragg, Michael
  • DeMain, John,
  • Davison, Peter J.,
  • Tazewell, Paul,
  • deVaughn, Alteouise,
  • McCullough, Mark
  • Sayers, Denni,
  • Gershwin, George
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera,
  • EuroArts Music International GmbH,
Runtime
158
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Porgy and Bess, San Francisco Opera ; by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, based on the play Porgy by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward
  • Originally produced for the stage by Washington National Opera
  • 1080i full HD; wide screen; PCM stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Synopsis in English, French, and German, and program notes in English with French and German translations (28 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 15 cm) inserted in container
  • Special features: Meet the artists; Meet the director : Francesca Zambello ; Meet the conductor : John DeMain ; Reflections from General Director David Gockley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
875577643
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242596345
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2059634
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)875577643
System details
Blu-ray, all regions; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Porgy and Bess, San Francisco Opera ; by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; directed for the stage by Francesca Zambello ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin, based on the play Porgy by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward
  • Originally produced for the stage by Washington National Opera
  • 1080i full HD; wide screen; PCM stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Synopsis in English, French, and German, and program notes in English with French and German translations (28 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 15 cm) inserted in container
  • Special features: Meet the artists; Meet the director : Francesca Zambello ; Meet the conductor : John DeMain ; Reflections from General Director David Gockley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • performed music
Content type code
  • tdi
  • prm
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
875577643
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (158 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242596345
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2059634
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)875577643
System details
Blu-ray, all regions; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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