Summertime (from the Opera Porgy and Bess). Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Arranged by Roger Niese. For Soprano and Concert Band. Grade 3. Score. Duration 4:00. Published by Baton Music (BF.BM265-SCORE).
The opera Porgy and Bess contains many songs that have become popular in their own right, becoming standards in jazz and blues in addition to their original operatic setting. One of those is the lullaby Summertime sung by Clara to her baby at the very beginning of the Opera.