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Songs with orchestra by
Michael Csányi-Wills -
reviewed by
GERALD FENECH

'A stimulating initiation ...'

Michael Csányi-Wills: Songs with Orchestra. © 2015 Toccata Classics

This fine Toccata issue introduced me to the music of Michael Csányi-Wills for the first time, and I have to admit that it turned out to be no mean experience. Born in 1975, this English composer (with deep Hungarian roots) was first given a taste of music by his opera-loving grandmother. Indeed, she took him to see Donizetti's Don Pasquale when he was just three, and from then on the young boy never looked back. The real turning point came after he met Nigel Clarke at the Royal Academy of Music, and with whom he studied composition...

Copyright © 21 February 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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MICHAEL CSÁNYI-WILLS: SONGS WITH ORCHESTRA

A E HOUSMAN

HUNGARY

UNITED KINGDOM

VOCAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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