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Porgy and Bess [videorecording] / by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; a Picture Music International release
DVDs DVDs | EMI Records | 2001
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 792.542 POR) plus 1 more
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 792.542 POR CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[London?] : EMI Records, [2001]
Descript
1 videodisc (184 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
EMI classics
System Det
DVD, stereo.
Note
Opera in three acts.
Subtitles available in French, German, and Italian.
Title from disc label. At head of title The Gershwins'
Performer
Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Gordon Hawkins ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Craig Rutenberg, chorus master ; The London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor.
Note
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.
Credits
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) ; director, Trevor Nunn.
Summary
An 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.
Local Note
aec, 10-02; 8-08(add); 1-09(add)
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Alt Title
Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Music #
7243 4 92497 9 0 EMI
DVB 4 92497 9 EMI
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