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Porgy And Bess

09/25/10 1:00PM By Peter Fox Smith

We hear a recording of the landmark 1976 production of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess by the Houston Grand Opera.

Playlist

1:00pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

1:05pm

Porgy and Bess: Act I
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera
Conductor: John DeMain
Soloists: Donnie Ray Albert, baritone ; Clamma Dale, soprano ; Andrew Smith, bass ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Betty Lane, soprano ; Wilma Shakesnider, soprano
CD/Album: Gerhswin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

2:06pm

Porgy and Bess: Act II
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera
Conductor: John DeMain
Soloists: Donnie Ray Albert, baritone ; Clamma Dale, soprano ; Andrew Smith, bass ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Betty Lane, soprano ; Wilma Shakesnider, soprano
CD/Album: Gerhswin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

3:34pm

Porgy and Bess: Act III
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Houston Grand Opera
Conductor: John DeMain
Soloists: Donnie Ray Albert, baritone ; Clamma Dale, soprano ; Andrew Smith, bass ; Larry Marshall, tenor ; Betty Lane, soprano ; Wilma Shakesnider, soprano
CD/Album: Gerhswin - Porgy and Bess
Record co./Cat #: RCA 2109
Release Year: 1977
 
 

4:20pm

Oh, Kay! (excerpts)
Composer: George Gershwin
Conductor: Lehman Engel
Soloists: Barbara Ruick ; Allen Case ; Jack Cassidy
CD/Album: Oh, Kay!
Record co./Cat #: Sony 60703
Release Year: 1998
 
 

4:40pm

I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
Composer: George Gershwin
Soloists: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; William Bolcom, piano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Piano Music & Songs
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79151
Release Year: 1978
 
 

4:42pm

How Long Has This Been Going On?
Composer: George Gershwin
Soloists: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; William Bolcom, piano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Piano Music & Songs
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79151
Release Year: 1978
 
 

4:47pm

The Man I Love
Composer: George Gershwin
Soloists: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; William Bolcom, piano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Piano Music & Songs
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79151
Release Year: 1978
 
 

4:50pm

By Strauss
Composer: George Gershwin
Soloists: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; William Bolcom, piano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Piano Music & Songs
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79151
Release Year: 1978
 
 

4:53pm

Love Is Here To Stay
Composer: George Gershwin
Soloists: Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano ; William Bolcom, piano
CD/Album: Gershwin - Piano Music & Songs
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79151
Release Year: 1978
 
 

4:56pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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