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Shake the cloud from off your brow

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):

Belinda

Voice(s):

Soprano

Act:

1.02

Previous scene: Overture
Next scene: Ah! Belinda I am prest

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:

BELINDA
Shake the cloud from off your brow,
Fathe your wishes doth allow,
Empire growing, pleasures flowing,
Fortune smiles and so should you.

English Libretto or Translation:

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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas

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