The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Blu-ray Disc - 2014
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George Gershwin melded classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in this quintessentially American masterpiece about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that sustains them both.


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List - The Americans
Movies_and_Music Jul 03, 2017

Sometimes considered a musical, sometimes an opera, and produced in many different versions, this one is a full opera. The jazz standard "Summertime" is from this wonderful opera, as well as the fun "Ain't Necessarily So". The library has cds of other productions, but many con... Read More »

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