Tyldesley, William: Michael William Balfe (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754605584

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Subtitle: His Life & His English Operas Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1807–34: Early years and travels; 1834: Back in London - the English opera: constructional units and related matters; 1835: The Siege of Rochelle; 1836–43: The Maid of Artois, Catherine Grey, Diadeste, Joan of Arc, Këolanthe; 1843: The Bohemian Girl; 1844–46: The Daughter of St Mark, The Enchantress, The Bondman; 1847–57: The Maid of Honour, The Sicilian Bride, The Devil's in it! (Letty); 1857–58: The Rose of Castille, Satanella; 1860–63: Bianca, The Bravo's Bride, The Puritan's Daughter, The Armourer of Nantes, Blanche de Nevers; Balfe after the English operas: 1860–70 and later; An overview: The life of Balfe, Unanswered questions, Balfe's English operas; Bibliography; Previously unpublished material; Index.