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Baker, Gregg

Overview
Works: 47 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 3,523 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Filmed operas  Film adaptations  Musical films  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Documentary films  Operas 
Roles: Singer, Actor, Performer, Dancer, Author, Interviewee, Vocalist
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gregg Baker
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Porgy & Bess highlights by George Gershwin( )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and German and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Garner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mustapha Hasnaoui's documentary offers an inside look into the making of Margaret Garner, an opera based upon Toni Morrison's novel, Beloved. Margaret Garner, a slave separated from her husband by a white slave-owner, was forced to become his mistress. In 1856, she fled from Kentucky with her family to Ohio where she killed her two little girls to prevent them from being enslaved. Through interviews with cast members Hasnaoui presents the influence this opera has had on issues of race in the present day, as well as the way in which a disturbing part of history is transformed into art
Oscar Hammerstein II's Carmen Jones original London cast recording by Georges Bizet( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American love story between a loose woman and a disabled man
Porgy & Bess original Broadway cast by George Gershwin( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three songs from a radio presentation of Porgy and Bess
Carmen Jones by Georges Bizet( )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from "Porgy and Bess" ; An American in Paris ; Cuban overture by George Gershwin( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen & Geoffrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate and revealing documentary that follows the careers of Carmen de Lavallade, a dynamic dancer and choreographer from California, and her husband Geoffrey Holder, an actor, dancer, choreographer, and theater director. Filmed in the United States, Trinidad, and Paris, and featuring interviews and dance performances with legends such as Alvin Alley, Herbert Ross, Lester Horton, Joe Layton, Duke Ellington, and Josephine Baker
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeny Todd shaves gentlemen in his Fleet Street shop and the gentlemen are never seen again
Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy og Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen Jones original London cast recording by Georges Bizet( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire of the senses by Gregg Baker Asian Art( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead reckoning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killer's decision to mail his murder weapon away leads to a conviction
The Singing City Mounting Parsifal at the Stuttgart Opera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed with rare behind-the-scenes access at Germany's renowned Stuttgart State Opera, this program uses director Calixto Bieito's staging of Wagner's Parsifal to explore the dazzling and complex universe of a major operatic production. The challenges of directing, conducting, rehearsing, and dialect coaching (baritone Gregg Baker, as Amfortas, speaks no German) are all shown in fascinating detail. Viewers also learn about the working lives of craftspeople and stage technicians as they conceive, build, and install a dark cityscape of visually stunning elements-including sets, props, costumes, and the ever-present stage blood that threatens to leak into the orchestra pit. Revealing just how difficult it is to coax a visionary interpretation like Bieito's into concrete and living form, award-winning documentary filmmaker Vadim Jendreyko has crafted his own remarkable story along the way
.....of a feather : birds and their depiction on Japanese screens c. 1600-1900( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess selections from George Gershwin's folk opera by George Gershwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess. Complete by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (96)

German (5)

French (1)