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

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

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
[music by] George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward] ; [lyrics by] Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Title variation
George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Lyricist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
ORZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gershwin, George
Date time place
Recorded in RCA's Studio A, Nov. 22-24, 1976
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Clamma Dale, Wilma Shakesnider, Betty Lane, sopranos ; Carol Brice, contralto ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Donnie Ray Albert, 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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Dale, Clamma
  • Shakesnider, Wilma
  • Lane, Betty
  • Brice, Carol
  • Marshall, Larry
  • Albert, Donnie Ray
  • Smith, Andrew
  • Smalls, Alexander
  • DeMain, John
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Houston Grand Opera
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Compact discs
Label
Porgy and Bess, [music by] George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward] ; [lyrics by] Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Robert Kimball, synopsis, and libretto (109 p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
258687
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (185 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
7863521092
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RCD3-2109
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 258687
  • (OCoLC)22413919
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Porgy and Bess, [music by] George Gershwin ; [libretto by DuBose Heyward] ; [lyrics by] Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward ; [founded on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward]
Publication
Note
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by Robert Kimball, synopsis, and libretto (109 p. : ill.) in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
258687
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs (185 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
7863521092
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RCD3-2109
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 258687
  • (OCoLC)22413919
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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