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It Aint Necessarily So - George Gershwins* - Porgy And Bess (The Original Cast Album) (Vinyl, LP, Album)


  1. Porgy and Bess (/ ˈ p ɔːr ɡ i /) is an English-language opera by American composer George Gershwin, with a libretto written by author DuBose Heyward and lyricist Ira tanecymonsmolibunksicibowealthbi.coinfo was adapted from Dorothy Heyward and DuBose Heyward's play Porgy, itself an adaptation of DuBose Heyward's novel of the same name.. Porgy and Bess was first performed in Boston on September 30, , before it Based on: Heyward's novel Porgy.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Porgy And Bess (An Original Soundtrack Recording) on Discogs.
  3. George Gershwin's "American Folk Opera" Porgy and Bess opened on Broadway on October 10, , in the middle of the Great Depression and closed after only performances on January 25, In May , Decca Records assembled some of the members of the original cast, including Todd Duncan and Anne Brown, who had played the title characters, for a recording session that produced a .
  4. George Gershwin originally wanted the Metropolitan Opera to perform Porgy and Bess, until they stipulated they would only use white opera singers in tanecymonsmolibunksicibowealthbi.coinfol Feinstein, a pianist and singer who worked as an archivist for Ira Gershwin in the '80s, explained in an NPR Fresh Air interview: "There was no way [George] was going to allow Porgy and Bess performed by whites in blackface.
  5. It Ain't Necessarily So Lyrics: It ain't necessarily so / It ain't necessarily so / The t'ings dat yo' li'ble / To read in de Bible / It ain't necessarily so / Li'l David was small, but oh my!
  6. Porgy and Bess (CL ) is a studio album by jazz musician Miles Davis, released in March on Columbia Records. The album features arrangements by Davis and collaborator Gil Evans from George Gershwin 's opera of the same name.
  7. George Gershwin / Todd Duncan (3), Anne Brown, The Eva Jessye Choir*, Alexander Smallens Conducting Decca Symphony Orchestra - Porgy And Bess: Selections From George Gershwin's Folk Opera ‎ (LP, Album, Mono, RE, Glo) Decca: DL US: Unknown: Sell This Version/5(5).
  8. "Bess, You Is My Woman" is rich with tenderness and longing from both singers. Cleo Laine hits angelic gospelly highs in "Oh, Doctor Jesus". "It Ain't Necessarily So" is one of the funkiest duets in the album. It scorches beyond belief! "I Love You, Porgy" is a sweeping tour-de-force for Cleo Laine/5(15).
  9. Apr 28,  · This item: Gershwin: Porgy & Bess [With Members of the Original Cast] by George Gershwin Audio CD $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Sold by Bridge_Media and ships from Amazon Fulfillment.4/5(36).

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