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Porgy and Bess

Composer:
George Gershwin
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin
Description:
Opera in III Acts
Notes:

Text based on the play “Porgy” by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

Time:
1920s
Place:
Charleston, South Carolina USA
Role Voice Part Classification
Porgy Bass-Baritone L
Bess Soprano L
Crown Baritone L
Sporting Life Tenor L
Clara Soprano F
Jake Baritone F
Serena Soprano F
Maria Contralto F
Mingo Tenor S
Robbins Tenor S
Peter (the Honeyman) Tenor B
Jim Baritone B
Frazier Baritone B
Undertaker Baritone B
Annie Mezzo-Soprano B
Nelson Tenor B
Crab Man Tenor B
Detective Speaking B
Policeman Speaking B
Coroner Speaking B
Mr. Archdale Speaking B
Scipio (small boy) Speaking B
Strawberry Woman (Lily) Mezzo-Soprano B
Soprano Solo (Act I, sc. 2) (For Each Solo) CB
Baritone Solo (Act I, sc. 2) (For Each Solo) CB

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1st Soprano Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
2nd Soprano Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
Alto Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
Tenor Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
1st Bass Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
2nd Bass Solo (Act II, sc. 4) CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  24
Divisi:  SATB