Porgy and Bess
(Music on CD, Book on CD)

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New York : Sony Classical, 1998.
Music on CD, Book on CD
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2 sound compact discs (130 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.


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New York : Sony Classical, 1998.


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Opera in 3 acts; libretto by Du Bose Heyward; lyrics by Heyward and Ira Gershwin.
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Digitally remastered mono recording from original source.
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Originally released by Columbia in 1951.
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Notes by Thomas J. Shepard and Goddard Lieberson, and synopsis, in English with French and German translations (51 pages : ill.) bound in container; libretto (36 pages) inserted.
Camilla Williams as Bess ; Inez Matthews as Serena ; Lawrence Winters as Porgy ; Warren Coleman as Crown ; Avon Long as Sporting Life ; with supporting cast ; J. Rosamond Johnson Chorus ; orchestra ; Lehman Engel, conductor.
Sung in English.


LocationFormatCall NumberStatus
Ashaway - CDBook on CDCD 143On Shelf
Providence Public - LGRAMusic on CDOPERA GERSHWIN PORGYOn Shelf

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gershwin, G., Heyward, D., Gershwin, I., Williams, C., Matthews, I., Winters, L., Coleman, W., Long, A., & Engel, L. (1998). Porgy and Bess . Sony Classical.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George Gershwin et al.. 1998. Porgy and Bess. New York: Sony Classical.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George Gershwin et al.. Porgy and Bess New York: Sony Classical, 1998.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gershwin, George, et al. Porgy and Bess Sony Classical, 1998.

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