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Porgy and Bess


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Summertime
   featured in the film   
Porgy And Bess (1959)
George Gershwin
   composed the opera   
Porgy and Bess
Conceived as an American folk opera, it is considered racist by some
George Gershwin
   composed the musical   
Porgy and Bess (1935)
Libretto by DuBose Heyward, and lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Dorothy Heyward. Based on Heyward's novel Porgy.
Miles Davis
   released the album   
Porgy and Bess
George Gershwin
   composed   
Porgy and Bess
(1935) The original cast contained classically trained black singers rather than white singers in blackface (as was widely accepted at the time), and so marked an important step forward for black actors in American theater.
Gershwin Fantasy
   features   
Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra on Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess
   features the aria   
"Summertime"
Soprano sings a lullaby to her baby in Gershwin opera
Porgy and Bess
   features the aria   
"I Loves You Porgy"
"Porgy and Bess"
   was released by   
Miles Davis & Gil Evans
1958 - inducted in 2000






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