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Our next motion

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):

Sorceress

Voice(s):

Mezzo-Soprano

Act:

3.04

Previous scene: See see the flags
Next scene: Destruction's our delight

Dido & Aeneas - 5 - 4th Scene (28 - 32)

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

Dido & Aeneas
Henry Purcell

5/6: 4th Scene (28 - 32)
Song and Chorus - Prelude: "Come away, fellow sailors"
The Sailor's Dance
Recit.: "See, see, the Flags and Streamers curling"
Song "Our next motion must be to storm"
Chorus: "Destruction's our Delight"
The Witches' Dance

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:

SORCERESS
Our next Motion
Must be to storm her lover on the ocean!
From the ruin of others our pleasures we borrow;
Elissa bleeds tonight, and Carthage flames tomorrow.

English Libretto or Translation:

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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas

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