GERSHWIN, G.: Porgy and Bess (Torme) (1956)

     
 GEORGE GERSHWIN
     
 Introduction / Summertime  
1 Act I: Introduction - Summertime (Porgy, Bess) 01:25
2 Act I: Narration 1 (Porgy, Bess) 01:24
3 Act I: Summertime (Clara) 03:48
4 Act I: Narration 2 (Porgy, Bess) 00:12
5 Act I: A woman is a sometime thing (Jake) 02:39
6 Act I: Narration 3 (Porgy, Bess) - Here comes de honey man (Peter) 01:20
7 Act I: Narration 4 (Porgy, Bess) 00:24
8 Act I: Evenin' ladies, hello boys (Porgy) 00:43
9 Act I: Narration 5 (Porgy, Bess) 00:15
10 Act I: No, no, brother, Porgy ain't soft on no woman (Porgy) 01:33
11 Act I: Narration 6 (Porgy, Bess) (Scene: Crap game and murder) 04:31
12 Act I: Narration 7 (Porgy, Bess) 00:51
13 Act I: Gone, gone, gone 02:20
14 Act I: Overflow, overflow (Porgy) 02:08
15 Act I: Narration 8 (Porgy, Bess) 00:28
16 Act I: I can't puzzle this thing out (Porgy) 01:18
17 Act I: Narration 9 (Porgy, Bess) 00:11
18 Act I: My man's gone now (Serena) 03:49
19 Act I: Narration 10 (Porgy, Bess) 00:35
20 Act I: Oh, the train is at the station (Bess) 02:43
21 Act I: Narration 11 (Porgy, Bess) 00:37
22 Act I: Oh I'm agoin' out to the Blackfish banks (Jake) 02:17
23 Act I: Narration 12 (Porgy, Bess) 00:34
24 Act I: Oh, I got plenty of nuttin' (Quartet) 03:13
25 Act I: Mornin', Lawyer, lookin' for somebody? (Sportin' Life) 04:23
26 Act II: Buzzard keep on flyin' over (Porgy) 02:43
27 Act II: Narration 13 (Porgy, Bess) 00:28
28 Act II: Bess, you is my woman now (Bess) 04:57
29 Act II: Oh, I can't sit down (Bess, Porgy) 01:55
30 Act II: Porgy, I hates to go (Bess) 01:00
31 Act II: Oh, I got plenty o' nuttin' (Jake, Clara, Porgy, Serena) (reprise) 00:37
32 Act II: It Ain't Necessarily So 04:28
33 Act II: Narration 14 (Porgy, Bess) 00:34
34 Act II: It ain't necessarily so (Sportin' Life) 04:28
35 Act II: Narration 15 (Porgy, Bess) 00:53
36 Act II: What You Want Wid' Bess (Crown) 02:12
37 Act II: Narration 16 (Porgy, Bess) 00:33
38 Act II: Oh, I'm agoin' out to the Blackfish banks (Jake) (reprise) 01:27
39 Act II: Narration 17 (Porgy, Bess) 00:30
40 Act II: Oh, doctor Jesus (Porgy, Clara, Serena, Sporting Life) 02:02
41 Act II: Here come de honey man - Oh dey's so fresh an' fine - I'm talkinn about devil's crab (Strawberry Woman, Crab Man, Porgy) 03:31
     
     
     
1 Act II: Narration 18 (Porgy, Bess) 00:38
2 Act II: I Loves You, Porgy (Bess) 03:17
3 Act II: Narration 19 (Porgy, Bess) (Scene: Storm) 03:04
4 Act II: Summertime (Clara) (reprise) 01:22
5 Act II: Narration 20 (Porgy, Bess) 00:11
6 Act II: Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do' 01:03
7 Act II: Narration 21 (Porgy, Bess) 01:20
8 Act II: If God want to kill me (Crown) 02:05
9 Act II: Narration 22 (Porgy, Bess) 00:06
10 Act II: A red-headed woman make a choo-choo jump (Crown, Clara, Bess) 01:48
11 Act II: Narration 23 (Porgy, Bess) 00:59
12 Act II: Oh, Doctor Jesus (Porgy, Clara, Serena, Sporting Life) (reprise) 00:38
13 Act III: Narration 24 (Porgy, Bess) 00:59
14 Act III: Clara, Clara, don't you be downhearted (Serena, Bess, Sporting Life) 01:36
15 Act III: Narration 25 (Porgy, Bess) 00:10
16 Act III: Summertime (Bess, Porgy) (reprise) 01:12
17 Act III: Narration 26 (Porgy, Bess) 01:50
18 Act III: Oh, Lawd, what I goin' do? (Porgy, Bess, Sporting Life) 01:57
19 Act III: Narration 27 (Porgy, Bess) 00:09
20 Act III: There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York (Sporting Life, Bess) 01:28
21 Act III: Narration 28 (Porgy, Bess) 01:18
22 Act III: Narration 29 (Porgy, Bess) 00:24
23 Act III: How are you dis mornin'? 01:41
24 Act III: Narration 30 (Porgy, Bess) 01:41
25 Act III: Oh, Bess, oh, where is my Bess? (Porgy) 02:19
26 Act III: Finale: Oh Lawd, I'm on my way (Porgy) 01:57
     
 Mel Torme Soloist
 Frances Faye Soloist
 Russell Garcia Conductor