The Resource Porgy and Bess, music by George Gershwin ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock ; produced by San Francisco Opera, (DVD)

Porgy and Bess, music by George Gershwin ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock ; produced by San Francisco Opera, (DVD)

Label
Porgy and Bess
Title
Porgy and Bess
Statement of responsibility
music by George Gershwin ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock ; produced by San Francisco Opera
Title variation
Gershwins'
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TDF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set designer, Peter J. Davison ; costume designer, Paul Tazewell ; lighting designer, Mark McCullough ; choreographer, Denni Sayers ; chorus director, Ian Robertson
Date time place
Recorded live at San Francisco Opera, June 2009
Dewey number
792.5/42
Language note
Soundtrack in English, with English, German, French, Chinese, Korean subtitles
LC call number
M1500.G45
LC item number
P67 2014
PerformerNote
Eric Owens (Porgy) ; Laquita Mitchell (Bess) ; Lester Lynch (Crown) ; Chauncy Packer (Sportin' Life) ; Karen Slack (Serena) ; supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; John DeMain, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1937
  • 1970-
  • 1898-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gershwin, George
  • Zamacona, Frank
  • Koplos, Jessica
  • Shilvock, Matthew
  • Owens, Eric
  • Mitchell, Laquita
  • Lynch, Lester
  • Packer, Chauncey
  • Slack, Karen
  • DeMain, John
  • Davison, Peter J
  • Tazewell, Paul
  • McCullough, Mark
  • Sayers, Denni
  • Robertson, Ian
  • Gershwin, George
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • San Francisco Opera
  • EuroArts Entertainment
Runtime
197
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Man-woman relationships
  • African Americans
  • Charleston (S.C.)
Technique
live action
Label
Porgy and Bess, music by George Gershwin ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock ; produced by San Francisco Opera, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in two acts
  • Title from container
  • Program notes and synopsis In English, French, and German ([24] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) in container
  • Bonus materials: interviews with artists and creative team (29 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn875577644
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (197 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242596383
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2059638
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)875577644
System details
DVD, region 0, NTSC, widescreen; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Porgy and Bess, music by George Gershwin ; directed for the screen by Frank Zamacona ; producers, Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shilvock ; produced by San Francisco Opera, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Opera in two acts
  • Title from container
  • Program notes and synopsis In English, French, and German ([24] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) in container
  • Bonus materials: interviews with artists and creative team (29 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn875577644
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (197 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
880242596383
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2059638
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)875577644
System details
DVD, region 0, NTSC, widescreen; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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