Il Balletto di Bronzo was an Italian progressive rock band from Naples. They formed in the mid-1960s, and released two albums, Sirio 2222 and Ys, before disbanding in 1973. Despite breaking up in the early 1970s, Il Balletto di Bronzo continued to exert an influence, mostly on the strength of their second album. Several bands, amongst them Nurse With Wound, have cited them as an influence: The band is on the Nurse With Wound list. The album Ys has been reissued at different times in Italy, Korea and Japan. (Read more at Wikipedia)
Links to Peel
In the period of time between 1972 and 1974, Peel showed some interest for contemporary Italian rock music, playing tracks from albums by Italian bands. Il Balletto di Bronzo was one of such bands, along with Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, Le Orme and PFM.