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PORGY & BESS / CARMEN JONES(SEPIA 1006)

Porgy and Bess / Carmen Jones

Selections from George Gershwin's Folk Opera "Porgy And Bess" Featuring members of the Original New York Cast
1. Overture and Summertime - Anne Brown  3:39
2. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing / Introducing Summertime - Edward Matthews assisted by Harriet Jackson with Eva Jessye Choir 2:46 
3. My Man's Gone Now - Anne Brown with Eva Jessye Choir  4:05
4. It Takes A Long Pull To Get There - Edward Matthews 2:07
5. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 2:43 
6. Buzzard Song - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir  3:44
7. Bess, You Is My Woman - Todd Duncan and Anne Brown with Eva Jessye Choir  4:33 
8. It Ain't Neccesarily So - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 2:46
9. What You Want Wid Bess? - Anne Brown and Todd Duncan 3:00
10. Strawberry Woman's Call / Crab Man's Call - Helen Dowdy assisted by Gladys Goode / William Woolfolk assisted by Georgette Harvey 3:05 
11. I Loves You, Porgy - Todd Duncan and Anne Brown 3:24
12. The Requiem - Eva Jessye Choir 3:57
13. There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York - Avon Long and Anne Brown 3:02 
14. Porgy's Lament and Finale - Todd Duncan with Eva Jessye Choir 3:20

Selections from "Carmen Jones" Featuring members of the Original New York Cast
15. Prelude - Opening Scene: Introducing Lift 'Em Up And Put 'Em Down (Changing of the Guard) - Orchestra and Chorus 4:21
16. Dat's Love (Habanera) - Muriel Smith 3:37
17. Dere's A Cafe On De Corner (Seguidilla) - Muriel Smith and Luther Saxon 4:20 
18. Beat Out Dat Rhythm On A Drum (Gypsy Song) - June Hawkins 3:59
19. Stan' Up And Fight (Toreador Song) - Glenn Bryant 3:52
20. Dis Flower (Flower Song) - Luther Saxon 3:59
21. Finale - Scene: Joe And Carmen - Muriel Smith and Luther Saxon 3:44 

Title: Porgy and Bess / Carmen Jones
Artist: Original Broadway Casts
Catalogue No: SEPIA 1006
Barcode: 5055122110064
Release Date: 21 October 2002

This CD features selections from two classic shows - Porgy and Bess and Carmen Jones; the former with music by George Gershwin and the latter Georges Bizet with English lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein.
Performed by members of the original New York Casts, included here are "Summertime", "My Man's Gone Now", "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'", "Bess, You Is My Woman", "I Loves You, Porgy" and "Dat's Love".

With over 75 minutes of playing time, every track has been re-mastered and the booklet contains production photographs.

 

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