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Willard White (Porgy), Leona Mitchell (Bess), McHenry Boatwright (Crown), Florence Quivar (Serena), Barbara Hendricks (Clara), Barbara Conrad (Maria), Arthur Thompson (Jake), François Clemmons (Sporting Life)
The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, Lorin Maazel
The first essentially complete Porgy remains one of the finest, with maximally polished orchestral playing and arguably the strong vocal line-up yet assembled. Maazel is at his most committed. — More…
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
RCA Victor Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, New Symphony Orchestra of London, Symphony of the Air, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alfred Wallenstein, Josef Krips, Daniel Barenboim, Stanislaw...
George Gershwin (piano), Ethel Waters (vocal), Tommy Dorsey (trombone), Mannie Klein (trumpet), Ben Selvin (violin), Jimmy Dorsey (clarinet), Buck & Bubbles, Buck Washington (vocal, piano), John "Bubbles" Sublett (vocal), Joe Bushkin (piano), Artie Shaw (clarinet), Bunny Berigan (trumpet), Cozy...
Irina Arkhipova, Anatoly Mokrenko, Boris Morgunov, Anna Reynolds, Sheila Armstrong, Robert Tear & John Shirley-Quirk
Ambrosian Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra, André Previn & Riccardo Muti
Coruscating orchestral bite in Muti's Ivan (with the fabulous Ambrosian Chorus) knocks Previn's rough and ready Nevsky into second league, though moments of diaphanous lyricism lift the heart... — More…
Riccardo Muti/André Previn/London Symphony Orchestra, Irina Arkhipova/Anatoly Mokrenko/Boris Morgunov/Ambrosian Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti, Ambrosian Chorus (chorus), Anatoly Mokrenko (bass-baritone), Boris Morgunov (narrator), Irina Arkhipova (mezzo-soprano vocals), Boris Morgunov...
Nikolai Lugansky (piano), Nikolai Lugansky (piano) & Alexander Kniazev (cello), Sheila Armstrong • Robert Tear • John Shirley-Quirk
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Sakari Oramo, André Previn