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Gershwin: Porgy And Bess Highlights / Rattle, White, Haymon


Release Date: 11/08/1991 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54325   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Harolyn BlackwellMarietta SimpsonBarrington ColemanBruce Hubbard,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Porgy and Bess: Overture by George Gershwin
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
2.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Harolyn Blackwell (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
3.
Porgy and Bess: A woman is a sometime thing by George Gershwin
Performer:  Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano), Barrington Coleman (Tenor), Bruce Hubbard (Baritone),
Damon Evans (Tenor), Maureen Brathwaite (), Johnny Worthy (Tenor),
Mervin Wallace (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
4.
Porgy and Bess: My man's gone now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Clarey (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
5.
Porgy and Bess: How de saucer stan' now, my sister? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Autris Paige (Tenor), Cynthia Clarey (Soprano), Bruce Hubbard (Baritone),
Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
6.
Porgy and Bess: Leavin' fo' the promis' lan' by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh, the train is at the station..." 
7.
Porgy and Bess: It takes a long pull by George Gershwin
Performer:  Bruce Hubbard (Baritone)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Oh, I'm agon' out to the Blackfish banks..." 
8.
Porgy and Bess: I got plenty o' nuttin' by George Gershwin
Performer:  Paula Ingram (Mezzo Soprano), Bruce Hubbard (Baritone), Harolyn Blackwell (Soprano),
Willard White (Bass), Cynthia Clarey (Soprano), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Mus' be you mens forgot about de picnic..." 
9.
Porgy and Bess: I hates yo' struttin' style by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Clarey (Soprano), Damon Evans (Tenor), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Lissen there, what I tells you..." 
10.
Porgy and Bess: Buzzard Song by George Gershwin
Performer:  Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
11.
Porgy and Bess: Bess, you is my woman now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Bruce Hubbard (Baritone), Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Honey, we sure goin' strut our stuff today!..." 
12.
Porgy and Bess: Oh, I can't sit down by George Gershwin
Performer:  Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
13.
Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Damon Evans (Tenor), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano), Cynthia Clarey (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
14.
Porgy and Bess: What you want wid Bess? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Gregg Baker (Baritone), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
15.
Porgy and Bess: A red-headed woman by George Gershwin
Performer:  Harolyn Blackwell (Soprano), Gregg Baker (Baritone), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
16.
Porgy and Bess: There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Damon Evans (Tenor)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
17.
Porgy and Bess: Dem white folks sure ain' put nuttin' over by George Gershwin
Performer:  Willard White (Bass), Maureen Brathwaite ()
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
18.
Porgy and Bess: Oh Bess, where's my Bess? by George Gershwin
Performer:  Cynthia Clarey (Soprano), Barrington Coleman (Tenor), Marietta Simpson (Mezzo Soprano),
Maureen Brathwaite (), Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 
Notes: This selection begins with "Here Mingo, what's de matter wid you all?..." and continues through "Bess is gone..." 
19.
Porgy and Bess: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way by George Gershwin
Performer:  Willard White (Bass)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio No 2, London 

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