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A Genuine Knockout

Balfe's 'Satanella' -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... a work made in Heaven, sparkling, joyous and overtly uplifting.'

Balfe: Satanella. © 2016 Naxos Rights US Inc

If one is under the impression that Victorian operatic fare was the prerogative of just Gilbert and Sullivan then one is sadly mistaken. Many British and Irish composers mastered this genre of entertainment, and several had successful theatre careers. One such name is Michael William Balfe (1808-1870). Born in Dublin, Balfe learnt to play the violin and piano before moving to London to continue his studies...

Copyright © 15 May 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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BALFE: SATANELLA

MICHAEL WILLIAM BALFE

QUENTIN HAYES

RICHARD BONYNGE

NAXOS

MANCHESTER

ENGLAND

VOCAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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