When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
EVELYN TUBB Dido and Aeneas: When I am laid in earth - 2011
Singer: Evelyn Tubb
EVELYN TUBB singing the final aria "Thy hand Belinda ... When I am laid in earth" from Henry Purcell's opera "DIDO AN AENEAS", recorded in August 2011 with the Sprezzatura ensemble and Michael Fields.
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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.