Porgy and Bess


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (ca. 184 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Opera in three acts.
General Note
Based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward.
General Note
EMI Classics: 7243 4 92497 9 0 (on container: DVB 4 92497 9).
Creation/Production Credits
Adapted for television by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baigneres ; cameras, Trevor Wimlett, James Day ; designed for television by Eric Walmsley ; choreographer, Charles Augins ; videotape editor, St. John O'Rorke.
Willard White (Porgy) ; Cynthia Haymon (Bess) ; Gregg Baker (Crown) ; Cynthia Clarey (Serena) ; Marietta Simpson (Maria) ; Damon Evans (Sporting Life) ; Paula Ingram (Clara; also sings the role of Annie); Harolyn Blackwell (sings the role of Clara) ; Gordon Hawkins (Jake) ; Bruce Hubbard (sings the role of Jake) ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Craig Rutenberg, chorus master ; The London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Recorded at Shepperton Studios, London, Nov.-Dec. 1992.
Video adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn. The Gershwins' classic musical drama portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. Includes synopsis in English, French, German and Italian.
Target Audience
BBFC rating: PG.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, all regions; 4:3 aspect ratio; Dolby digital stereo.
Sung in English with subtitles available in English, French, German, and Italian.
Differentiable Local note
062012,M1500.G288,P67 2001


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gershwin, I., Heyward, D., Nunn, T., Marks, S., Smith, G., White, W., Haymon, C., Baker, G., Clarey, C., Simpson, M., Evans, D., Ingram, P., Blackwell, H., Hubbard, B., Hawkins, G., Rutenberg, C., Rattle, S., Heyward, D., & Gershwin, G. (2001). Porgy and Bess . EMI Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ira Gershwin et al.. 2001. Porgy and Bess. EMI Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ira Gershwin et al.. Porgy and Bess EMI Classics, 2001.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gershwin, Ira, et al. Porgy and Bess EMI Classics, 2001.

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