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Bohemian Girl: Internet photo

Bohemian Girl: Internet photo

 

Written in 1843 by M.W. Balfe, this aria is the most famous from that work. In the 20th century, the story was adapted for a Laurel and Hardy movie.

The singer, Meav Ni Mhachatha is from Ireland and is a beautiful blond with a sweet voice, one of the founders of the group Celtic Woman, an all female ensemble which is known for performing traditional Irish music.  —-PG

From Act II of the Bohemian Girl:   “I Dreamt I Dwelled in Marble Halls,”

“I dreamt that suitors sought my hand;

“That knights upon bended knee,

“And with vows no maiden heart could withstand,

“They pledg’d their faith to me;”

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