Behold upon my bending spear

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

Duet details:

Type:

duet

Role(s):

Aeneas / Dido

Voice(s):

Tenor or Baritone / Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano

Act:

2.12

Previous scene: Oft she visits this loved mountain
Next scene: Haste haste to town

Libretto/Lyrics/Text:

AENEAS
Behold, upon my bending spear
A monster's head stands bleeding,
With tushes far exceeding
Those did Venus' huntsman tear.

DIDO
The skies are clouded, hark! how thunder
Rends the mountain oaks a sunder.

English Libretto or Translation:

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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas