Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare

Also known as La Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare, NCCP
Members of Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare: Carlo D'Angiò, Corrado Sfogli, Eugenio Bennato, Fausta Vetere, Gino Evangelista, Giovanni Mauriello, Nunzio Areni, Patrizio Trampetti, Peppe Barra, Roberto De Simone, Vito Mercurio
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Discography of Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare 6 Audio 1974 EMI
2 Li Sarracini Adorano Lu Sole 10 Audio 1974
3 Pesce D''O Mare 11 Audio 1997 EMI
4 Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare 12 Audio 1973
5 La Gatta Cenerentola 20 Audio 1976 EMI
6 Alla Montemaranese 2 Audio 1975 EMI
7 La Gatta Cenerentola 20 Audio 1998 Emi Italiana S.p.A.
8 La Serpe A Carolina 10 Audio 1976 Ricordi
9 "Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare" 11 Audio 1971-06-16 Rare (3)
10 Cicerenella 12 Audio 1975 Ricordi
11 Alla Festa Dei Gigli Di Nola 2 Audio 1977 EMI
12 Lo Guarracino 11 Audio 1978 Ricordi
13 Tarantella Ca Nun Va 'Bbona 8 Audio 1975 EMI
14 La Gatta Cenerentola 20 Audio 1998 EMI
15 Sacco E Vanzetti (Lacrime 'E Cundannate) 2 Audio 1975 Ricordi
16 La Gatta Cenerentola 22 Audio Emi Italiana S.p.A.
17 Pè Dispietto / Cu' Mmè 2 Audio 1992 CGD
18 "Cicerenella " 12 Audio Ricordi
19 Tammuriata Nera / Manana 2 Audio 1974
20 Villanelle 13 Audio EMI
21 La Serpe A Carolina 10 Audio 1972 Ricordi
22 La Rumba Degli Scugnizzi 2 Audio 1975 Ricordi
23 La Cantata Dei Pastori 12 Audio 1977 EMI
24 Storie Di Fantanasia 11 Audio 1981 Concertazione
25 La Gatta Cenerentola 2 Audio 1977 EMI
26 La Gatta Cenerentola 22 Audio Emi Italiana S.p.A.
27 Villanelle 13 Audio 1983 EMI
28 'O Meglio, Vol. 2 15 Audio 1995 Orizzonte
29 Incanto Acustico 17 Audio 1996 CGD East West
30 Nuova Compagnia Di Canto Popolare 23 Audio 1972
31 Medina 11 Audio 1992 CGD
32 Alla Montemaranese / It Only Takes A Minute 2 Audio 1976

The Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare was originally a folk group, formed in Naples in 1967 by Carlo D'Angiò, playing from popular canzone napoletana to american spirituals..

By 1970 important changes occurred: first of all the meeting with musician and musicologist Roberto de Simone and his wide research field on popular and ancient folk traditions. In a short time Peppe Barra, Patrizio Trampetti, Fausta Vetere e Nunzio Areni joined the group with the aim of rediscover and promote the traditions of the people of Campania (the Southern Italian region of which Naples is the capital).

The extraordinary success encountered at the Spoleto Festival in 1972 and 1974 marks their launch onto the international stage. Since then the NCCP frequently participated in all the most important festivals both within and outside Europe. These include Edinburgh, Helsinki, Berlin (Festwochen), Théatre des Nations (Caracas 1977, Hamburg 1979), Buenos Aires (Coliseum), Festival of the Fiandres, Zurich, Salzburg (Mozarteum), Paris (Théatre de la Ville), Athens, Israel, Spoleto, USA, Sydney (Opera House), Hong Kong, Singapore, Schwetzinger Festspiele (1990), Koln (Opera), Tokyo (Sogetsu Hall), Koln (Opera), Sao Paulo (Sesc Pompeia 2001), Beograd (Kolarca 2002), London (Riverside Studios), Munich (Hercules Saal) and others.

The group has alternated its musical activities with theatre productions, promoting and participating in several shows, including: La Cantata dei Pastori, La Canzone di Zeza, La Gatta Cenerentola, La Perla Reale, Sona Sona and others. For this reason Eduardo De Filippo invited them to perform in his theatre, the San Ferdinando in Naples.

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