Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [New Broadway Cast Recording]

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [New Broadway Cast Recording]

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Disc 1

  1. Overture
  2. Summertime
  3. Roll Them Bones
  4. A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
  5. Porgy's Entrance
  6. Crap Game
  7. The Killing of Robbins
  8. Gone, Gone, Gone
  9. My Man's Gone Now
  10. Leaving for the Promised Land
  11. It Takes a Long Pull to Get There
  12. I Got Plenty of Nothing
  13. I Hates Your Strutting Style
  14. "Picnics is all right..."
  15. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  16. Oh, I Can't Sit Down

Disc 2

  1. It Ain't Necessarily So
  2. What You Want With Bess?
  3. Oh, Doctor Jesus
  4. Street Cries
  5. "I was powerful sick..."
  6. I Loves You, Porgy
  7. The Storm Approaches
  8. Oh, The Lord Shake The Heaven
  9. A Red Headed Woman
  10. Oh, Doctor Jesus (Reprise)
  11. Clara, Don't You Be Downhearted
  12. Summertime (Reprise)
  13. The Death of Crown
  14. There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York
  15. Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?
  16. Oh Lord! I'm on My Way

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Audra McDonald   Vocals
Joshua Henry   Vocals
David Alan Grier   Vocals
Norm Lewis   Vocals
NaTasha Yvette Williams   Vocals
Constantine Kitsopoulos   Conductor
Nikki Renée Daniels   Vocals
Alicia Hall Moran   Vocals
Christopher Innvar   Vocals
J.D. Webster   Vocals
Nathaniel Stampley   Vocals
Porgy & Bess Pit Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Trevon Davis   Vocals
Andrea Jones-Sojola   Vocals
Wilkie Ferguson   Vocals
Phillip Boykin   Vocals
Phumzile Sojola   Vocals
Cedric Neal   Vocals
Bryonha Marie Parham   Vocals
Allison Blackwell   Vocals
Roosevelt André Credit   Vocals
Lisa Nicole Wilkinson   Vocals
Joseph Dellger   Vocals
Heather Hill   Vocals

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
William David Brohn   Orchestration
Philip Chaffin   Executive Producer
Ira Gershwin   Lyricist
Tommy Krasker   Producer,Executive Producer
Diedre Murray   Musical Adaptation
DuBose Heyward   Librettist
Patrick Pacheco   Liner Notes
Victor Mancusi   Pro-Tools
Bart Migal   Engineer
Dorothy Heyward   Librettist
Derek Bishop   Art Direction
Constantine Kitsopoulos   Music Direction
Suzan-Lori Parks   Libretto Adaptor
Christopher Jahnke   Orchestration
Diane Paulus   Liner Notes,Stage Direction
Robert Edridge-Waks   Editorial Coordinator

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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [New Broadway Cast Recording] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
SDfan More than 1 year ago
I am ordering this while my ears and eyes are full of this magnificent, emotion packed opera which I saw last weekend in NYC. I went to hear Audra McDonald who is simply the best singer alive and was thrilled by both her acting and singing. AND, the entire cast delivers wonderful performances. Gershwin's music is glorious and this production showcases it and also delivers a powerful story of life on Catfish Row in the 1930's. This is truly "America's Opera" and every American needs to see this production. If you can't do that, buy this CD!
Psalmist4 More than 1 year ago
I have seen this wonderful production on Broadway and I must say that I never get tired of hearing Gershwin's music. The blend of voices is so warm and full of color. This is a must buy but even more so it is a must see! It didn't get 10 Tony Noms for nothing! Love, Love, Love!