Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Summertime
3:08
2 A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
2:23
3 My Man's Gone Now
4:10
4 It Takes A Long Pull To Get There
2:45
5 I Get Pleny O' Nuttin'
3:27
6 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
5:18
7 It Ain't Necessarily So
3:16
8 Medley Of Minor Themes: Prayer / Dtrawberries / Honey Man / Crab Man
5:15
9 I Loves You Porgy
3:04
10 Clara, Clara
3:15
11 There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
3:25
12 Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?
4:41
13 Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way
3:22

Credits

CD 1

composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks 1, 3–5, 9–13)
George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935) (tracks 6–7)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–13)
DuBose Heyward (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–13)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 1)
Warner/Chappell (track 1)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track 5)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 1)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 1)
arrangements:
It Ain't Necessarily So (for piano and violin, arr. Heifetz) (track 7)
Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman Now (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 6)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 1)
Summertime (track 1)
The Bones of You (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 1)
later translated versions:
Sommartid (track 1)
Summa is (track 1)
part of:
Porgy and Bess (track 5)
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks 1, 3)
Porgy and Bess: Act II (tracks 4, 6–7, 9)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks 10–13)
recording of:
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track 5)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track 3)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track 1)