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The Queen of Carthage

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:

2.03

Previous scene: Harm's our delight
Next scene: Ho ho ho

Dido & Aeneas - 3 - 2nd Scene (13 - 21)

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

Dido & Aeneas
Henry Purcell

3/6: 2nd Scene (13 - 21)
Prelude fot the Witches
Witches' Chours: "Harm's our Delight"
Recit.: "The Queen of Carthage"
Chorus: "Ho, ho, ho!"
Recit.: "Ruin'd ere the set of Sun"
Chorus: "Ho, ho, ho!"
Duet: "But, ere we this perform"
Chorus: "In our deep vaulted Cell"
Echo Dance of Furies

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
The Queen of Carthage, whom we hate,
As we do all in prosp'rous state,
Ere sunset, shall most wretched prove,
Depriv'd of fame, of life and love!

English Libretto or Translation:

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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas

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