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Porgy and Bess

Vocal Selections

By George Gershwin

Piano Accompaniment; Vocal
Vocal Selections. Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Du Bose Heyward. Masterworks; Piano/Vocal/Chords; Shows & Movies. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook. Broadway. Softcover. 80 pages. Alfred Music #30451. Published by Alfred Music (HL.322142).

Item Number: HL.322142

ISBN 9780739053652. 9.0x12.0x0.243 inches.

Enjoy historical photos supplied directly from the Gershwin estate and a dozen of the best vocal selections from Porgy and Bess, all professionally arranged for voice with piano accompaniment and complete with detailed information on the musical as well as each song in this classic collection. Titles include: Summertime * A Woman Is a Sometime Thing * My Man's Gone Now * Leavin' fo' de Promis' Lan' * It Take a Long Pull to Get There * I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' * Bess, You Is My Woman Now * It Ain't Necessarily So * What You Want Wid' Bess * I Loves You Porgy * A Red Headed Woman * There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York. A classic souvenir folio!

  • Summertime 
  • A Woman Is A Sometime Thing 
  • My Man's Gone Now 
  • Leavin' fo' de Promis' Lan' 
  • It Take a Long Pull to Get There 
  • I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' 
  • Bess, You Is My Woman Now 
  • It Ain't Necessarily So 
  • What You Want Wid' Bess 
  • I Loves You Porgy 
  • A Red Headed Woman 
  • There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Warren Rodgers
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  • May 22, 2009 Great edition but

    ..(at least) a couple of songs are missing: "Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess" and "Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way". These songs have been previously published in anthologies so I don't know what went on here. On the other hand, several songs from the score are...

    , to my knowledge, included in a "vocal selections" book for the first time. This edition may not be definitive, but it's highly recommended.

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