When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
PURCELL // Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626, Act III: "Thy Hand, Belinda...When I Am Laid in Earth"
Singer: Anna Prohaska
Album Release (worldwide): September 2016
SERPENT & FIRE
ARIAS FOR DIDO & CLEOPATRA
IL GIARDINO ARMONICO
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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.