When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
Teresa BERGANZA - "Dido & Aeneas" H.Purcel
Singer: Teresa Berganza
Incredible spanish mezzosoprano TERESA BERGANZA sings aria "When I am laid in earth" from opera Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcel.
Piano: Juan Antonio Alvarez Parejo
Recital in Teatro Real de Madrid, 1997
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Thy hand, Belinda; darkness shades me,
On thy bosom let me rest,
More I would, but Death invades me;
Death is now a welcome guest.
When I am laid in earth,
May my wrongs create
No trouble in thy breast;
Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.