Mudcat Café message #22438 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4175   Message #22438
Posted By: dani
27-Feb-98 - 03:29 PM
Thread Name: Lyr/chords: Summertime (Gershwin)
Subject: RE: Summertime
You can go here:
http://www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/works/gershwin/porgy&bess.html

to find out more about DuBose Heyward and how Porgy and Bess was born.

Shortly after Hurrican Hugo wreaked havoc there in 1989, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra gave a performance on the waterfront just to cheer everyone up. Some fine singers did pieces of Porgy and Bess which, of course, features a hurricane right there. It was moving, to say the least...

DuBose is not forgotten in Charleston!