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Bess, You Is My Woman

Title:
Sheet music from Porgy and Bess
Published by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp.  Search this
Written by:
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Illustrated by:
Ben Jorj Harris, 1904 - 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Rouben Mamoulian, American, 1897 - 1987  Search this
Cotton Club, American, 1923 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 × 9 in. (30.5 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place printed:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki Gold Levi
Object number:
2013.223.34
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.223.34
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I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'

Written by:
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
Directed by:
Rouben Mamoulian, American, 1897 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 3/4 x 9 in. (29.8 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place depicted:
R.K.O. Building Rockefeller Center, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Arthur Tyrill Farrell Family
Object number:
2011.21.100
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1935 Gershwin Publishing Corp. Copyright renewed, assigned to Chappell & Co. Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.21.100

Playbill for Porgy and Bess

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Gershwin Theatre, American, founded 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Ray Albert, American, born 1950  Search this
Clamma Dale, American, born 1948  Search this
Wilma Shakesnider  Search this
Abraham Lind-Oquendo  Search this
Esther Hinds  Search this
Delores Ivory-Davis, American, born 1939  Search this
Robert Mosely, American, died 2002  Search this
Irene Oliver  Search this
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.80
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Concert program for Porgy and Bess

Used by:
The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, American, founded 1842  Search this
Subject of:
Kevin Deas, American  Search this
Marvis Martin, American  Search this
Camellia Johnson, American  Search this
Michael Forest, American  Search this
Lester Lynch  Search this
Indira Mahajan, Indian American  Search this
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1998-1999
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.81
Additional Online Media:

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