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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

Previous scene: Shake the cloud from off your brow
Next scene: Grief increases by concealing

Dido & Aeneas - 2a - 1st Scene (2-6)

Singer(s): Elisabeth von Magnus Bernarda Fink Sophie Karthäuser

Dido & Aeneas
Henry Purcell

2a/6: 1st Scene (2-6)

Solo and Chorus: "Shake the Cloud from off your Brow"
Song: "Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment"
Recit.: "Grief increases by concealing"
Chorus: "When Monarchs unite"
Duet and Chorus: "Fear no Danger to ensue"

10. Januar 2010
Musikverein, Wien

NIKOLAUS HARNONCOURT

Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Erwin Ortner)
Concentus Musicus Wien

Bernarda Fink, Mezzosopran (Dido)
Sophie Karthäuser, Sopran (Belinda)
Gerald Finley, Bass (Aeneas)
Wolfgang Holzmair, Bariton (Sorceress)
James Taylor, Tenor (Sailor)
Elisabeth von Magnus, Mezzosopran (2nd Woman, 1st Witch)
Johanna Aschenbrenner, Sopran (1st Woman, 2nd Witch)
Peter Kövari, Bass (Spirit)

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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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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas

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