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Overture

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

Scene details:

Type:

instrumental

Role(s):

n/a

Voice(s):

n/a

Act:

1.01

Next scene: Shake the cloud from off your brow

Purcell: Dido & Aeneas - Jessye Norman (Complete)

Singer(s): Patricia Kern Marie McLaughlin Jessye Norman Della Jones

Dido & Aeneas 1986 recording
English Chamber Orchestra,
Jessye Norman, Robert Aldwinckle, Della Jones, Thomas Allen, Adrian Beers, Patricia Kern, Elizabeth Gale

0:00 Dido and Aeneas - Overture
2:09 Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Shake the cloud from off your brow" Marie McLaughlin

3:24 Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Ah! Belinda, I am prest with torment" Jessye Norman
9:05 Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "Whence could so much virtue spring?" - "Fear no danger" Jessye Norman
12:36 Dido and Aeneas / Act 1 - "See, your Royal Guest" - "If not for mine" - "To the hills and the vales" - The Triumphing Dance Marie McLaughlin
17:59 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - Prelude for the witches English Chamber Orchestra
19:00 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Wayward sisters" - "But ere we this perform" Patricia Kern
23:58 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "In our deep vaulted cell" - Echo Dance of the Furies English Chamber Orchestra Chorus
27:05 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - Ritornelle - "Thanks to these lonesome vales" Marie McLaughlin
29:50 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Oft she visits" - "Behold, upon my bending spear" Elizabeth Gale
33:15 Dido and Aeneas / Act 2 - "Stay, Prince" - "Jove's commands shall be obey'd" Derek Lee Ragin
36:37 Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - Prelude - "Come away, fellow sailors" Patrick Power
39:11 Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - The sailor's Dance - "See the flags" - "Destruction'sour delight" - The Witches' Dance Patricia Kern
42:42 Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "Your counsel all is urged in vain" - "But death, alas" Jessye Norman
48:14 Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth" Jessye Norman
53:38 Dido and Aeneas / Act 3 - "With drooping wings" English Chamber Orchestra Chorus

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