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A Gershwin Collection from Decca

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>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
>Gershwin, George : Lullaby, for string quartet
>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
>Gershwin, George : Cuban Overture
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets"
>Gershwin, George : Girl Crazy
>     Suite
>Gershwin, George : Oh, Kay!
>     Overture
>Gershwin, George : Funny Face
>     Overture
>Gershwin, George : Let 'em eat cake
>     Overture
>Gershwin, George : Of thee I sing
>     Overture
>     Wintergreen for President
>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
>Gershwin, George : Concerto for Piano in F major
>Gershwin, George : Strike up the Band
>Gershwin, George : Shall We Dance
>Gershwin, George : Goldwyn Follies
>Gershwin, George : But Not for Me, song (from Girl Crazy, musical)
>Gershwin, George : Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess
>     I loves you, Porgy
>     A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
>     Act 1. Introduction / Scene 1. Jasbo Brown Blues
>     Act 1. Scene 1. Summertime
>     Act 1. Scene 1. A woman is a sometime thing (Lissen to yo' daddy warn you)
>     Act 1. Scene 1. Here come de honey man
>     Act 1. Scene 1. They pass by singin'
>     Act 1. Scene 1. Oh, little stars
>     Act 1. Scene 1. Wake up an' hit it out
>     Act 1. Scene 2. Gone, gone, gone (Where is brudder Robbins?)
>     Act 1. Scene 2. Overflow, overflow
>     Act 1. Scene 2. Um! A saucer burial setup, I see
>     Act 1. Scene 2. My man's gone now
>     Act 1. Scene 2. Headin' for the Promis' Lan' (Oh, the train is at the station)
>     Act 2. Scene 1. It take a long pull to get there (Oh, I'm agoin' out to the Blackfis
>     Act 2. Scene 1. Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin'
>     Act 2. Scene 1. I hates yo' struttin' style
>     Act 2. Scene 1. Buzzard Song (Look out, dat's a buzzard!)
>     Act 2. Scene 1. Bess, you is my woman now
>     Act 2. Scene 1. Oh, I can't sit down
>     Act 2. Scene 2. I ain't got no shame
>     Act 2. Scene 2. It ain't necessarily so
>     Act 2. Scene 2. Oh... What you want wid Bess?
>     Act 2. Scene 3. Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for
>     Act 2. Scene 3. Oh, Doctor Jesus
>     Act 2. Scene 3. Oh dey's so fresh an' fine
>     Act 2. Scene 3. Porgy, Porgy, dat you there
>     Act 2. Scene 3. I loves you, Porgy
>     Act 2. Scene 3. Why you been out on that wharf
>     Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, Doctor Jesus
>     Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens
>     Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'
>     Act 2. Scene 4. A red headed woman
>     Act 3. Scene 1. Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted
>     Act 3. Scene 1. Interlude (Death of Crown)
>     Act 3. Scene 2. Introduction - Wait for us at the corner, Al
>     Act 3. Scene 2. You've got to go, Porgy
>     Act 3. Scene 2. There's a boat dat's leavin
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Introduction
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Good mornin', sistuh!
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Dem white folks sure ain' put nuttin'
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Oh, Bess, oh where's my Bess
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Bess is gone
>     Act 3. Scene 3. Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
>Gershwin, George : Blue Monday
>     Has Anyone Seen Joe
>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
>Mauceri, John : Gershwin in Hollywood, medley for pops orchestra
>Gershwin, George : Delicious
>     New York Rhapsody
>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance
>     Walking the Dog
>     I've Got Beginner's luck
>     Slap That Bass
>     They All Laughed
>     Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
>     Watch Your Step! - Final Ballet
>Gershwin, George : A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
>Gershwin, George : A Damsel in Distress
>     An American in London
>Gershwin, George : For You, for Me, for Evermore, vocal duet (completed by Kay Swift, from The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, f

Album Summary

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
>Gershwin, George : Lullaby, for string quartet
>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
>Gershwin, George : Cuban Overture
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets"
>Gershwin, George : Girl Crazy
>Gershwin, George : Oh, Kay!
>Gershwin, George : Funny Face
>Gershwin, George : Let 'em eat cake
>Gershwin, George : Of thee I sing
>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
>Gershwin, George : Concerto for Piano in F major
>Gershwin, George : Strike up the Band
>Gershwin, George : Shall We Dance
>Gershwin, George : Goldwyn Follies
>Gershwin, George : But Not for Me, song (from Girl Crazy, musical)
>Gershwin, George : Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess
>Gershwin, George : Blue Monday
>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
>Mauceri, John : Gershwin in Hollywood, medley for pops orchestra
>Gershwin, George : Delicious
>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance
>Gershwin, George : A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
>Gershwin, George : A Damsel in Distress
>Gershwin, George : For You, for Me, for Evermore, vocal duet (completed by Kay Swift, from The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, f
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

An unparalleled collection of many of Gershwin's most popular pieces from Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris to a collection of songs and overtures and a complete recording of Gershwin's only full-length opera Porgy and Bess. Many of the orchestras and artists in this set are internationally acclaimed names when it comes to the music of Gershwin - from Katia and Marielle Labèque and Barbara Hendricks, to Arthur Fielder and the Boston Pops; Lorin Maazel's complete recording of Porgy and Bess from Cleveland has been a classic of the gramophone since it was released in 1976.

"This superb recording with Cleveland forces conducted by Maazel establishes the work's formidable status beyond question... the recording is one of the most vivid that even Decca has produced" -The Penguin Guide



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>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Marielle Labèque (Piano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Running Time: 16 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Gershwin, George : Lullaby, for string quartet
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Running Time: 8 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: circa 1919

>Gershwin, George : An American in Paris
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Notes: Composition written: 1928.
  • Running Time: 17 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1928

>Gershwin, George : Cuban Overture
  • Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
  • Running Time: 10 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1932

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra no 2 "Rhapsody in Rivets"
  • Performer: Ralph Votapek (Piano)
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 15 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 05/1931

>Gershwin, George : Girl Crazy :: Suite
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Gershwin, George : Oh, Kay! :: Overture
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 7 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Gershwin, George : Funny Face :: Overture
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 6 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Gershwin, George : Let 'em eat cake :: Overture
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 9 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1933

>Gershwin, George : Of thee I sing :: Overture
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 5 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Gershwin, George : Of thee I sing :: Wintergreen for President
  • Conductor: Arthur Fiedler
  • Running Time: 2 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Gershwin, George : Preludes (3) for piano
  • Performer: Peter Jablonski (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Gershwin, George : Concerto for Piano in F major
  • Performer: Peter Jablonski (Piano)
  • Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • Running Time: 32 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1925

>Gershwin, George : Strike up the Band
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks; Marielle Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Gershwin, George : Shall We Dance
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Marielle Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Gershwin, George : Goldwyn Follies
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Marielle Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : But Not for Me, song (from Girl Crazy, musical)
  • Performers: Barbara Hendricks; Marielle Labèque (Piano); Katia Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Gershwin, George : Girl Crazy
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Marielle Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Gershwin, George : Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
  • Performers: Barbara Hendricks; Marielle Labèque (Piano); Katia Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Girl Crazy
  • Performers: Katia Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks; Marielle Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess
  • Performers: Marielle Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks; Katia Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Blue Monday :: Has Anyone Seen Joe
  • Performers: Marielle Labèque (Piano); Katia Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks
  • Running Time: 12 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1922

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: I loves you, Porgy
  • Performers: Marielle Labèque (Piano); Barbara Hendricks; Katia Labèque (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
  • Performer: David Parkhouse (Piano)
  • Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
  • Ensemble: London Festival Ensemble
  • Running Time: 10 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
  • Conductor: Antal Dorati
  • Running Time: 23 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Mauceri, John : Gershwin in Hollywood, medley for pops orchestra
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 10 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Gershwin, George : Delicious :: New York Rhapsody
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Piano)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 9 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: Walking the Dog
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: I've Got Beginner's luck
  • Performers: Patty Austin (Voice); Gregory Hines (Voice); Patti Austin (Horn)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: Slap That Bass
  • Performer: Gregory Hines (Voice)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: They All Laughed
  • Performers: Patti Austin (Horn); Patty Austin (Voice)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
  • Performers: Gregory Hines (Voice); Patty Austin (Voice); Patti Austin (Horn)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 2 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Shall we dance :: Watch Your Step! - Final Ballet
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 12 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : A Foggy Day (in London Town), song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
  • Performer: Gregory Hines (Voice)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Nice Work If You Can Get It, song (from A Damsel in Distress, film)
  • Performer: Gregory Hines (Voice)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : A Damsel in Distress :: An American in London
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 10 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Goldwyn Follies
  • Performers: Patty Austin (Voice); Patti Austin (Horn)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : Goldwyn Follies
  • Performers: Patti Austin (Horn); Patty Austin (Voice)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 1 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Gershwin, George : For You, for Me, for Evermore, vocal duet (completed by Kay Swift, from The Shocking Miss Pilgrim, f
  • Performers: Patty Austin (Voice); Gregory Hines (Voice); Patti Austin (Horn)
  • Conductor: John Mauceri
  • Running Time: 4 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Introduction / Scene 1. Jasbo Brown Blues
  • Performers: Joela Jones (Piano); William Brown (Voice); James Pickens (Tenor); Isola Jones (Soprano); Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Barbara Conrad (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. Summertime
  • Performer: Barbara Hendricks (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 8 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. A woman is a sometime thing (Lissen to yo' daddy warn you)
  • Performer: Arthur Thompson (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. Here come de honey man
  • Performer: William Brown (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. They pass by singin'
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 8 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. Oh, little stars
  • Performers: Joela Jones (Piano); Isola Jones (Soprano); Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 1. Wake up an' hit it out
  • Performers: Joela Jones (Piano); Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 2. Gone, gone, gone (Where is brudder Robbins?)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 2. Overflow, overflow
  • Performers: Isola Jones (Soprano); Joela Jones (Piano); Alpha Floyd (Soprano); James Pickens (Tenor); Barbara Conrad (Voice); Arthur Thompson (Baritone); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); William Brown (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 2. Um! A saucer burial setup, I see
  • Performer: Robert Snook (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 2. My man's gone now
  • Performer: Florence Quivar (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 1. Scene 2. Headin' for the Promis' Lan' (Oh, the train is at the station)
  • Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. It take a long pull to get there (Oh, I'm agoin' out to the Blackfis
  • Performer: Arthur Thompson (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin'
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. I hates yo' struttin' style
  • Performer: Barbara Conrad (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 7 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. Buzzard Song (Look out, dat's a buzzard!)
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. Bess, you is my woman now
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 1. Oh, I can't sit down
  • Performers: Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Alan Leatherman (Voice); Donald Zucca (Voice); Leona Mitchell (Soprano); John Buck (Voice); McHenry Boatwright (Baritone); Isola Jones (Soprano); James Pickens (Tenor); Robert Snook (Voice); Samuel Hagan (Tenor); Frarncois Clemmons (Voice); Barbara Conrad (Voice); Barbara Hendricks (Voice); Willard White (Voice); Florence Quivar (Voice); Joela Jones (Piano); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Arthur Thompson (Baritone); William Brown (Voice); Ralph Neally (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 2. I ain't got no shame
  • Performers: Joela Jones (Piano); Willard White (Voice); Ralph Neally (Voice); Arthur Thompson (Baritone); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Florence Quivar (Voice); Barbara Hendricks (Voice); Barbara Conrad (Voice); William Brown (Voice); Isola Jones (Soprano); Samuel Hagan (Tenor); Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Frarncois Clemmons (Voice); James Pickens (Tenor); Alan Leatherman (Voice); McHenry Boatwright (Baritone); John Buck (Voice); Leona Mitchell (Soprano); Donald Zucca (Voice); Robert Snook (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 2. It ain't necessarily so
  • Performer: Frarncois Clemmons (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 9 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 2. Oh... What you want wid Bess?
  • Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. Honey, dat's all de breakfast I got time for
  • Performer: Arthur Thompson (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. Oh, Doctor Jesus
  • Performer: Florence Quivar (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. Oh dey's so fresh an' fine
  • Performer: Barbara Conrad (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. Porgy, Porgy, dat you there
  • Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. I loves you, Porgy
  • Performer: Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 3. Why you been out on that wharf
  • Performer: Barbara Conrad (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, Doctor Jesus
  • Performers: James Pickens (Tenor); Isola Jones (Soprano); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Joela Jones (Piano); Barbara Conrad (Voice); William Brown (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens
  • Performers: Isola Jones (Soprano); Alan Leatherman (Voice); Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Samuel Hagan (Tenor); Joela Jones (Piano); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Arthur Thompson (Baritone); Ralph Neally (Voice); Barbara Conrad (Voice); Barbara Hendricks (Voice); William Brown (Voice); Willard White (Voice); Florence Quivar (Voice); Leona Mitchell (Soprano); Donald Zucca (Voice); McHenry Boatwright (Baritone); John Buck (Voice); Robert Snook (Voice); James Pickens (Tenor); Frarncois Clemmons (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 4 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 4. Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'
  • Performers: Alpha Floyd (Soprano); Alan Leatherman (Voice); Frarncois Clemmons (Voice); James Pickens (Tenor); Donald Zucca (Voice); Isola Jones (Soprano); Samuel Hagan (Tenor); Robert Snook (Voice); Arthur Thompson (Baritone); Christopher Deane (Cimbalom); Willard White (Voice); Florence Quivar (Voice); Barbara Hendricks (Voice); McHenry Boatwright (Baritone); John Buck (Voice); William Brown (Voice); Ralph Neally (Voice); Leona Mitchell (Soprano); Joela Jones (Piano); Barbara Conrad (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 2. Scene 4. A red headed woman
  • Performers: McHenry Boatwright (Baritone); Alpha Floyd (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 1. Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted
  • Performer: Frarncois Clemmons (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 1. Interlude (Death of Crown)
  • Performer: Willard White
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 2. Introduction - Wait for us at the corner, Al
  • Performer: Robert Snook (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 2. You've got to go, Porgy
  • Performers: Willard White; Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 2. There's a boat dat's leavin
  • Performer: Frarncois Clemmons (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Introduction
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Good mornin', sistuh!
  • Performer: James Pickens (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Dem white folks sure ain' put nuttin'
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 5 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Oh, Bess, oh where's my Bess
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Bess is gone
  • Performer: Isola Jones (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935

>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess :: Act 3. Scene 3. Oh Lawd, I'm on my way
  • Performer: Willard White (Voice)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935