Newport Classic

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Newport Classic, Ltd, is a record label of classical music, founded by Larry Kraman, and is located in Newport, Rhode Island.

In its catalog are recordings of both familiar and unusual works, including Casanova's Homecoming, A Waterbird Talk, Trouble in Tahiti, A Ceremony of Carols, Médée (the original opéra-comique of Luigi Cherubini, in French), Il campanello di notte, The Jumping Frog of Calveras County, Acis and Galatea, Berenice, Joshua, Muzio, Siroe, Sosarme, La canterina, Le vin herbé, The Consul, Help, Help, the Globolinks!, The Ballad of Baby Doe, The Devil and Daniel Webster, Winterreise, Le sacre du printemps, and Pimpinone.

In 2008, Newport Classic produced a DVD of a production of Willie Stark, which included an interview with the composer, Carlisle Floyd.

Performers heard on this label include John Aler, David Arnold, Julianne Baird, Thom Baker, Richard Bonynge, Débria Brown, Joyce Castle, John Cheek, John DeMain, Colin Duffy, Michael Feldman, Lauren Flanigan, Bart Folse, D'Anna Fortunato, Elizabeth Futral, Jon Garrison, Jan Grissom, Grayson Hirst, John Keene, Igor Kipnis, Jennifer Lane, Vincent La Selva, Andrea Matthews, Erie Mills, Drew Minter, John Ostendorf, Ned Rorem, Thaïs St Julien, Gregg Smith, Johannes Somary, Vern Sutton, Phyllis Treigle, Christine Weidinger, Jayne West, and Eugenia Zukerman.

References[edit]

  • Liner Notes, "The Art of the American Singer," 1998.

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