Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.11 Summertime 3:28 1812 The Swingle Singers Virgin Classics (absorbed into Erato since 2013-07-19) VC 5 45134 2


alto vocals: Heather Cairncross (1989-05)
Linda Stevens (1989-05)
arranger: Jonathan Rathbone
bass vocals: Ben Parry (1989-05)
David Porter-Thomas (1989-05)
choir vocals: The Swingle Singers (1989-05)
editor: David Turner (engineer fantasy studios)
mixer: John Etchells
producer: John Milner (Producer & engineer)
Jonathan Rathbone
recording engineer: Robin Risso
soprano vocals: Deryn Edwards (1989-05)
Helen Massey (1989-05)
tenor vocals: Andrew Busher (Tenor) (1989-05)
Jonathan Rathbone (1989-05)
phonographic copyright by: Virgin Classics Ltd. (not for release label use! for copyrights use) (1995)
recorded at: Falconer 1 Studios in London, England, United Kingdom (1989-05)
recording of: Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1989-05)

Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Chappell & Co.
Chappell & Co., Inc.
Chappell Music Ltd.
Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing
George Gershwin Music
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV
Warner/Chappell North America Limited
Ira Gershwin Music (1935)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935)
arrangements: 12 Songs: Summertime
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements)
is based on: Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
is the basis for: And the Living Is Easy
Doin’ Time
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement)
The Bones of You
later translated parody versions: Tschibuti
later translated versions: C'est l'été
Summa is
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite