Ah! Belinda I am prest

Opera details:

Opera title:

Dido and Aeneas

Composer:

Henry Purcell

Language:

English

Synopsis:

Dido and Aeneas Synopsis

Libretto:

Dido and Aeneas Libretto

Translation(s):

Deutsch

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Dido

Voice(s):

Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano

Act:

1.03

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Janet Baker - Dido & Aeneas - Ah Belinda I am prest

Singer: Janet Baker

Dame Janet Baker in Purcell's beautiful opera Dido and Aeneas, singing the first of Dido's great tragic arias, "Ah Belinda, I am prest with torment".

Glyndebourne, 1966. Conductor: Charles Mackerras

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

DIDO
Ah! Belinda,
I am pressed with torment not to be confessed.
Peace and I are strangers grown.
I languish till my grief is known
Yet would not have it guessed.

English Libretto or Translation:

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