To the hills and the vales

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

Choir details:

Type:

choir

Role(s):

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Voice(s):

n/a

Act:

1.12

Previous scene: Pursue thy conquest love
Next scene: The triumphing dance

Céline Scheen - L'Arpeggiata - Thanks to these lovesome vales - Purcell's Dido & Aeneas

Singer: Céline Scheen

Kindly recorded by AvroTros for YouTube live from the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht in 2015. Dear COPYRIGHT HOLDER, if you have any problems with this being on YouTube, please contact me, and I will remove it immediately. Thank you!

Céline Scheen as Belinda
L'Arpeggiata, cond. by Christina Pluhar
Choir Voces8:
Andrea Haines [soprano]
Emily Dickens [soprano]
Barnaby Smith [counter-tenor]
Christ Wardle [counter-tenor]
Oliver Vincent [tenor]
Samuel Dressel [tenor]
Paul Smith [baritone]
Dingle Yandell [bass]

Thanks to these lovesome vales,
These desert hills and dales,
So fair the game, so rich the sport,
Diana's self might to these woods resort.

Painting: Il Fantasma e il Fiore, Vittorio Corcos, 1902

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

CHORUS
To the hills and the vales, to the rocks and the mountains,
To the musical groves and the cool shady fountains.
Let the triumphs of love and of beauty be shown.
Go revel, ye Cupids, the day is your own.

English Libretto or Translation:

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Full English translation Dido and Aeneas

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