The Resource The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release, (videorecording)

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release, (videorecording)

Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Title
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release
Title variation
Porgy and Bess
Contributor
Actor
Conductor
Director
Lyricist
Production personnel
Performer
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfregerita
  • eng
Summary
This video is the adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row
Cataloging source
VVS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn with Yves Baigneres ; producers, Greg Smith and Stephany Marks ; executive producers, Richard Price (Primetime) and Dennis Marks (BBC)
Language note
Subtitles available in French, German, and Italian
PerformerNote
Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans, Paula Ingram, Gordon Hawkins ; the Glyndebourne Chorus ; Craig Rutenberg, chorus master ; The London Philharmonic ; Simon Rattle, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1937
  • 1896-1983
  • 1885-1940
  • 1890-1961
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Heyward, DuBose
  • Heyward, Dorothy
  • Nunn, Trevor
  • Smith, Greg
  • White, Willard
  • Haymon, Cynthia
  • Baker, Gregg
  • Clarey, Cynthia
  • Evans, Damon
  • Simpson, Marietta
  • Rattle, Simon
  • Rutenberg, Craig
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
  • Primetime (Firm)
  • Homevale (Firm)
  • Picture Music International
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • EMI Records Ltd
Runtime
184
Series statement
EMI classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Operas
Technique
live action
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Title from disc label
  • Opera based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward; videorecording based on the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn
  • EMI: 7243 4 92497 9 0 (on container: DVB 4 92497 9)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm48062438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc [184 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
724349249790
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 7243 4 92497 9 0
  • DVB 4 92497 9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • 442351
  • (Sirsi) o48062438
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4336
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Picture Music International release, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in three acts
  • Title from disc label
  • Opera based on the play: Porgy / DuBose Heyward and Dorothy K. Heyward; videorecording based on the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn
  • EMI: 7243 4 92497 9 0 (on container: DVB 4 92497 9)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm48062438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc [184 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
724349249790
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 7243 4 92497 9 0
  • DVB 4 92497 9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • 442351
  • (Sirsi) o48062438
  • (Sirsi) ADP-4336
System details
DVD, stereo
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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