maria joão has been a favorite of mine for a number of years, and she & david linx really shine in this original & refreshing versions of songs from porgy & bess. it’d be great to see her in a full production of the show, wouldn’t it?
01 intro for porgy (duet) (mário laginha, arranged frank vaganée)
02 i’ve got plenty of nothing (duet)*
03 a woman is a sometime thing*
04 oh, doctor jesus (duet)*
05 clara, clara, don’t you be downheartet*
06 bess, you are my woman now (duet)*
07 summertime (duet)*
08 oh lord, i’m on my way*
09 i love you, porgy (duet)*
10 a red-headed woman (duet)*
11 buzzard song*
13 coda for bess (duet) (mário laginha, arranged frank vaganée)
* (m.: george gershwin, arranged frank vaganée, w.: ira gershwin, edwin du bose heyward)
fm (analog cable) – audacity – xact
the orchestra played 3 sets, this is a “best of”.