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The Resource The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release

Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Title
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release
Title variation
  • Porgy and Bess
  • Porgy & Bess
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This video is the adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row
Cataloging source
LLM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baigneres ; producers, Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price (Primetime) and Dennis Marks (BBC) ; original stage design, John Gunter
Date time place
  • Recorded at Shepperton Studios, London, Nov. and Dec. 1992
  • Recorded at Shepperton Studios, London, November/December 1992
PerformerNote
Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Gordon Hawkins ; The London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Chorus master, Craig Rutenberg
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-2009
  • 1955-
  • 1885-1940
  • 1890-1961
  • 1898-1937
  • 1896-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Smith, Greg
  • White, Willard
  • Haymon, Cynthia
  • Baker, Gregg
  • Clarey, Cynthia
  • Simpson, Marietta
  • Evans, Damon
  • Ingram, Paula
  • Hawkins, Gordon
  • Rattle, Simon
  • Rutenberg, Craig
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Primetime (Firm)
  • Homevale (Firm)
  • Picture Music International
  • E.M.I. Films
Runtime
184
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in three acts, sung in English
  • Opera based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Videorecording based on the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
48062438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (184 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
7243 4 92497 9 0
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; the Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production in association with American Playhouse, Thirteen/WNET, and EMI Classics, with ZDF/ARTE/FR3/RTP ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera in three acts, sung in English
  • Opera based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Videorecording based on the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
other
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
48062438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (184 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
7243 4 92497 9 0
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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