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

Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II Scene 2: Behold, Upon My Bending Spear (Recorded 1952)

Singer(s): Kirsten Flagstad Thomas Hemsley

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Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act II Scene 2: Behold, Upon My Bending Spear (Recorded 1952) · Henry Purcell · The Mermaid Singers and Orchestra · Geraint Jones · Kirsten Flagstad · Elisabeth Schwartzkopf · Thomas Hemsley

Flagstad in Dido and Aeneas

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Released on: 2008-01-01

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

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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