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The Resource Porgy & Bess : 21 September 1952, [Gershwin], (sound recording)

Porgy & Bess : 21 September 1952, [Gershwin], (sound recording)

Label
Porgy & Bess : 21 September 1952
Title
Porgy & Bess
Title remainder
21 September 1952
Statement of responsibility
[Gershwin]
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Lyricist
Performer
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1898-1937
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Gershwin, George
Date time place
Recorded live, Sept. 21, 1952, Titania Palast, Berlin
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Starring William Warfield (Porgy), Leontyne Price (Bess), Cab Calloway (Sporting Life) ; supporting soloists ; Eva Jessye Choir ; RIAS-Unterhaltungsorchester ; Alexander Smallens, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1885-1940
  • 1896-1983
  • 1907-1994
  • 1889-1972
  • 1885-1940
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  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Warfield, William
  • Price, Leontyne
  • Calloway, Cab
  • Smallens, Alexander
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Eva Jessye Choir
  • RIAS-Unterhaltungsorchester
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Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Porgy & Bess : 21 September 1952, [Gershwin], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Guild Historical: GHCD 2313/14 (on spine: GHCD 2313/4) (GHCD 2313--GHCD 2314)
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • "Complete"--Container
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin; based on the play by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes and synopsis by Robert Matthew-Walker in English (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn232133639
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hrs., 19 min., 17 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
795754231427
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • BHCD 2313/14
  • BHCD 2313/4
  • CD 43884-43885 GHCD 2313--GHCD 2314
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)232133639
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Porgy & Bess : 21 September 1952, [Gershwin], (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Guild Historical: GHCD 2313/14 (on spine: GHCD 2313/4) (GHCD 2313--GHCD 2314)
  • Opera in 3 acts
  • "Complete"--Container
  • Libretto by DuBose Heyward; lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin; based on the play by DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes and synopsis by Robert Matthew-Walker in English (10 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn232133639
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hrs., 19 min., 17 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
795754231427
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • BHCD 2313/14
  • BHCD 2313/4
  • CD 43884-43885 GHCD 2313--GHCD 2314
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)232133639
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Subject

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