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BALFE, M.W.: Satanella [Opera] (Silver, Kang Wang, Hayes, John Powell Singers, Victorian Opera Orchestra, Bonynge)

    
      

 

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BALFE, M.W.: Satanella [Opera] (Silver, Kang Wang, Hayes, John Powell Singers, Victorian Opera Orchestra, Bonynge)

Satanella was Michael William Balfe’s 23rd opera, first presented at Covent Garden in 1858 to much acclaim. It remained in the repertoire for over 60 years, touring to Sydney, New York and Philadelphia. A hybrid of classical opera with a sprinkling of stand-alone ballads, beloved by singers of the day for sheet sales promotion, the score is also notable for its Italianate flow of recitatives, moving arias, concerted pieces and ensembles and, not least, the haunting ‘Power of Love’ melody. Richard Bonynge, an acknowledged master of eighteenth and nineteenth-century opera, has edited the new performing edition.



Disc 1

Balfe, Michael William
Harris, Augustus / Falconer, Edmund / Harris, Augustus / Falconer, Edmund, lyricist(s)

  Satanella (performing edition by R. Bonynge)
1.   Play with flash player Preludio 00:02:55
2.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 1: Introduction: Donor of this lordly fete (Chorus) 00:01:25
3.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 1: Quartet and Chorus: Thanks, thanks, my friends (Rupert, Hortensius, Stella, Lady, Chorus) 00:04:35
4.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 1: Song: My heart is not my own (Lelia) 00:02:18
5.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 1: Concerted piece: My Lords, I pray you judge (Stella, Rupert, Hortensius, Chorus, Lelia) 00:07:41
6.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 2: Song: Oh! Would she but name (Karl) 00:02:03
7.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 2: Scena and Cavatina: What daring mortal (Arimanes, Satanella) 00:04:56
8.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 2: Drinking Song: When fortune frowns (Rupert) 00:02:13
9.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 2: Recitative and Cavatina: Myself once more (Chorus, Satanella) 00:04:30
10.   Play with flash player Act I Scene 2: Finale: There's a power whose sway (Satanella, Rupert, Chorus) 00:02:19
11.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 1: Recitative and Air: Ah me, how wretched (Satanella) 00:05:00
12.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 1: Romance: An angel form in dreams (Rupert) 00:04:20
13.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 2: Pirates Chorus: Rovers, rulers of the sea (Chorus) 00:01:28
14.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 2: Song and Chorus: My brave companions (Bracaccio, Chorus) 00:03:06
15.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 3: Recitative and Ballad: Ah! Me, too human thou (Satanella) 00:04:45
16.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 3: Finale: Smile, oh Heaven! (Chorus) 00:01:00
17.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 3: Procession: To Hymen's love - crowned altar (Chorus of Bridesmaids) 00:01:39
18.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 3: Ensemble: The Priest, now robed (Rupert, Hortensius, Chorus, Satanella) 00:05:09
19.   Play with flash player Act II Scene 3: Finale: Up and arm ye, every brave (Rupert, Hortensius, Chorus) 00:02:03


Disc 2

Balfe, Michael William
Harris, Augustus / Falconer, Edmund / Harris, Augustus / Falconer, Edmund, lyricist(s)

  Satanella (performing edition by R. Bonynge)
1.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 1: Introduction: Upward from the nether world (Chorus of Spirits) 00:00:51
2.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 1: Recitative and Grand Duet: Tho' the angry bolt has sped (Arimanes, Satanella) 00:07:42
3.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Market Scene: Merry Tunis, ope' thy mart (Chorus, Bracaccio, Rupert, Lelia, Hortensius) 00:04:12
4.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Concerted piece: A fair Circassian (Bracaccio, Hortensius, Karl, Rupert, Lelia, Satanella) 00:02:19
5.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Sextet: Oh, woe! Despair! (Lelia, Satanella, Bracaccio, Hortensius, Karl, Rupert, Chorus) 00:03:40
6.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Romance: Sultana Zulema (Satanella, Chorus) 00:02:05
7.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Arietta: Would'st thou win me (Satanella) 00:02:41
8.   Play with flash player Act III Scene 2: Recitative and Cabaletta: No rival shares a throne (Satanella, Rupert, Chorus) 00:03:26
9.   Play with flash player Act IV: Serenade: Haste, lovers, haste (Chorus) 00:01:38
10.   Play with flash player Act IV: Song: No prize can fate (Rupert) 00:04:18
11.   Play with flash player Act IV: Finale: Dread shadow, speak (Rupert, Satanella, Lelia) 00:07:07
12.   Play with flash player Act IV: Oh, tenderness sublime (Satanella, Lelia, Rupert, Chorus, Arimanes) 00:08:20

Total Playing Time: 01:51:44






Composer(s):
Balfe, Michael William

Lyricist(s):
Falconer, Edmund; Harris, Augustus

Conductor(s):
Bonynge, Richard

Orchestra(s):
Victorian Opera Orchestra

Choir(s):
John Powell Singers

Artist(s):
Bowes, Trevor; Carby, Catherine; Church, Frank; Gregory, Anthony; Hayes, Quentin; Sikora, Elizabeth; Silver, Sally; Tocci, Christine; Wang, Kang

Label: Naxos

Series: Opera Classics

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.660378-79

Barcode: 730099037877

Release Date: 03/2016

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