|Dido and Aeneas|
|Dido and Aeneas Synopsis|
|Dido and Aeneas Libretto|
Also known as:
|Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano|
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When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament) from the opera 'Dido and Aeneas' by Henry Purcell (first performance 1688), words written by Nahum Tate, performed by Andreas Scholl (countertenor).