Maazel: Gershwin – Porgy and Bess (3 CD box set, FLAC)

Maazel: Gershwin - Porgy and Bess (3 CD box set, FLAC)
Maazel: Gershwin – Porgy and Bess (3 CD box set, FLAC)

Composer: George Gershwin
Audio CD
SPARS Code: ADD
Number of Discs: 3 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Decca
ASIN: B0000041QM
Size: 841 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes
Server: florenfile

Porgy – Willard White
Bess – Leona Mitchell
Crown – McHenry Boatwright
Serena – Florence Quivar
Clara – Barbara Hendricks
Maria – Barbara Conrad
Jake – Arthur Thompson
Sporting Life – Francois Clemmons

The Cleveland Orchestra & Chorus
Lorin Maazel – conductor

CD 01
Act One
01. Scene One: Introd/Jasbo Brown Blues
02. Scene One: Summertime/Oh, nobody knows when the Laws is goin’ to call…
03. Scene One: A woman is a sometime thing (Lissen to yo’ daddy warn you)
04. Scene One: Here come de honey man
05. Scene One: They pass by singin’/Here comes Big Boy!/Don’t you ever let a woman grieve you
06. Scene One: Oh, little stars/Touch that money an’ meet yo’ Gawd!
07. Scene One: Wake up an’ hit it out/That you, Sportin’ Life?

08. Scene Two: Gone, gone, gone (Where is brudder Robins?)
09. Scene Two: Overflow, overflow/Gawd got plenty of money for de saucer
10. Scene Two: Um! A saucer-burial setup, I see
11. Scene Two: My man’s gone now/How de saucer stan’ now, my sister?
12. Scene Two: Headin’ for the Promis’ Lan’ (Oh, the train is at the station)

CD 02
Act Two
01. Scene One: It takes a long pull to get there (Oh, I’m agoin’ out to the Blackfish banks)
02. Scene One: Oh, I got plenty o’ nuttin’/Lissen there, what I tells you
03. Scene One: I hates yo’ struttin style/Mornin’, Lawyer, lookin’ for somebody?…
04. Scene One: Buzzard Song (Look out, dat’s a buzzard!)/Lo, Bess, goin’ to picnic?
05. Scene One: Bess, you is my woman now
06. Scene One: Oh, I can’t sit down

07. Scene Two: I ain’t got no shame
08. Scene Two: It ain’t necessarily so/Shame on all you sinners/Bess!…Crown!…
09. Scene Two: Oh…What you want wid Bess?

10. Scene Three: Honey, dat’s all de breakfast I got time for/Take yo’ han’s off me, I say
11. Scene Three: Oh, doctor Jesus
12. Scene Three: Oh dey’s so fresh an’ fine/I’m talkin’ about devil crabs
13. Scene Three: Porgy, Porgy, dat you there
14. Scene Three: I loves you, Porgy
15. Scene Three: Why you been out on that wharf

CD 03
01. Scene Four: Oh, Doctor Jesus
02. Scene Four: Oh, de Lawd shake de Heavens/One of dese mornings you goin’ to rise up singin’
03. Scene Four: Oh, dere’s somebody knockin’ at de do’/You is a nice parcel of Christians…
04. Scene Four: A red-headed woman/Jake’s boat in de river/Oh, Doctor Jesus

Act Three
05. Scene One: Clara, Clara, don’t you be downhearted/Crown, Crown, don’t you…/Summertime
06. Scene One: Interlude (Death of Crown)

07. Scene Two: Intro/Wait for us at the corner, Al/What is your name?
08. Scene Two: You’ve got to go, Porgy/Oh, Gawd! They goin’ make him look
09. Scene Two: There’s a boat dat’s leavin

10. Scene Three: Intro
11. Scene Three: Good mornin’, sistuh!/Thank Gawd I’s home again!
12. Scene Three: Dem white folks sure ain’t put nuthin’
13. Scene Three: Oh, Bess, oh where’s my Bess
14. Scene Three: Bess is gone
15. Scene Three: Oh Lawd, I’m on my way

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